Steve Warlick is the President of BatesForum. He is personally involved with his senior leadership staff and with company growth and development. Steve began his education at Missouri State University after ten years of construction experience and five years of military service, and he graduated from Drury University in 1999 with a degree in Architecture. Steve joined Warren and Alan Bates at Bates Architects in September of 1999. He became President and CEO of Bates & Associates in 2011. Bates Architects merged with Forum Studio in 2018. As President, Steve works with his senior leadership to ensure that the right decisions keep BatesForum as a leader in our industry.