Steve Gierhart is a retired business director for the U.S. Army. He managed contracts, finances and cost estimating for several missile and radar defense systems. In 1973-1975 he worked for the Oklahoma Legislature, writing the compendium, Boards, Agencies, and Commissions of Oklahoma State Government. Steve, the author of Shadow of the Conjurer, has written for Old Huntsville and Program Manager. Steve is the North Alabama representative on The Alabama Writers Forum.