Stephen Andriko grew up in northeastern Ohio. Upon graduation from high school, he earned an appointment and subsequently graduated from the US Naval Academy where he majored in mathematics. After graduation his military career continued with the United States Marine Corps. Eleven years into his career he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes which resulted in a medical separation from the Corps. After the military he became a highly successful sales and management executive in the Healthcare Industry. He has been the Director of Sales and Marketing for various memory care communities in Texas where he expressed his passion for senior care. He is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. As a noted public speaker he routinely delivers presentations regarding senior care options. He is also a member of the Alliance of Professional Health Advocates.