Director of Community Engagement — Steve Schauer

Contact Steve Schauer for media inquiries, communications, fund development, community outreach (speaking engagements or tours) or events questions at

Steve Schauer, a career professional in communications and community engagement, started with St. John’s Ministries in the summer of 2021. He directs all communications, fund development, community engagement, the annual Restoring Hope Gala and oversees grant writing.

Schauer previously spent a year working in communications with dairy farmers and nine years as the Director of Athletic Communications at Concordia University Wisconsin. While in dairy he was the point of contact for six farmer-led watershed conservation groups. During his time at Concordia Wisconsin, he led all communications efforts (externally and internally) for 35 sports, 700-plus student-athletes and over 50 coaches.

He has extensive knowledge in communications (website maintenance, writing, photography, videography and social media), community engagement, event planning and storytelling.

He was previously the public relations intern for the Green Bay Packers during their Super Bowl XLV Championship season.

A native of New Franken, Wis., Schauer graduated from CUW in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in exercise physiology and 2010 with a Master’s Degree in Communications from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Schauer is married to Lindsay and the two have two children and a dog.

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