Steve is a 1992 graduate of Missouri Auction School. He did his apprenticeship under Dave Kaufman from 1992-1993.
Steve founded Cronebaugh Auction Services, Ltd. in 1994.
In the fall of 1994, he became a licensed Realtor(R) through The Barnett Realtors. In 1997, Steve began selling farm and construction equipment for Eckert Bros. in Sugarcreek.
From 1997 - 2012, Steve worked with Dale Gress Auctions and Real Estate in Coshocton County. Under the tutelage of Dale and fellow Auctioneer/Realtor(R)/Broker Terry Longsworth, he gained more experience and knowledge.
Steve moved his Real Estate license back to Tuscarawas County in 2012, and rejoined The Barnett Realtors.
For the past ten years, Steve has been recognized by many different organizations in Tuscarawas, Carroll, Coshocton, and Monroe Counties. He calls the Junior Fair Livestock Auctions in different counties, Ducks Unlimited and National Wild Turkey Federation Benefits, and many individual benefit auctions throughout the year.