Stephen has been a Republican political consultant since 1994, specializing in opposition research and press. He has worked for the NRCC (National Republican Congressional Committee); the NRSC (National Republican Senatorial Committee); and as an independent consultant for roughly 200 campaigns from local to statewide to presidential.
In 2008 he published the book “Confessions of a Political Hitman”(Sourcebooks) and has been on over 100 TV and radio interviews, including “The O’Reilly Factor;” “Hannity and Colmes;” “Anderson Cooper 360;" “Fox and Friends;" "NPR", and too many others to mention here.
Stephen also had a talk radio program on KFNX in Phoenix “The Stephen Marks Show” from 2003-2008 when his book came out, and has worked as a press secretary for the NRCC; and was lent by the NRCC to the Jeb Bush campaign as a press aide when he lost to Lawton Chiles in 1994.
Stephen has also done investigative reporting on political corruption for Penthouse Magazine (yes people do buy it for the articles) and has written for many other publications such as New York Newsday, the Nashville Banner, Nashville Scene, Business Nashville, and National Minority Politics.
Stephen has also been a professional musician and songwriter all his adult life.