Steve Bouck grew up in Corvallis, Oregon and enrolled as a student-athlete the the fall of 1976. He walked on to the SOU Football team as a linebacker and as a member of the 1978 SOU National Championship Wrestling Team. He was a graduate assistant linebacker coach under Coach Chuck Mills for the 1983 SOU Football team.
He earned three from SOU: two bachelor’s degrees in 1982, business administration-marketing and & general science-geology, as well as an MBA with a minor in computer science in 1984. In 1990, he received a fourth degree, a masters in healthcare administration from Cal State Long Beach.
Steve has achieved many accolades and awards throughout his 37-year career in the healthcare technology sales industry, working for such well known companies as Cisco Systems, Citrix, IBAX, Computer Science Corporation, UNISYS and many others.
He is a Fellow (FHIMSS) of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Past-President of the Arizona Chapter of HIMSS, a 25 year member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and a past member of the Arizona ACHE Regents Advisory Council for 15 years.
Currently, Steve is the President and Founder of Solution Synergy, a leading healthcare cybersecurity sales and consulting firm located in Gilbert, AZ, specializing in machine identity/certificate lifecycle automation, medical device security, zero trust network access security protection, and identity access management.
“My experiences at SOU helped launch my life and business skills and I’ll always be grateful for all of my professors who went out of their way for me, even beyond office hours. That is the unique thing about SOU, I never felt like a number there. My education was practical and personal.”‘