Economics Advisor, Senior Editor
Steven Menking graduated from Williams College in 2010 with a B.A. in Mathematics & Statistics and a B.A. in Economics. His professional career began in New York City as an investment banking analyst in the technology group of Morgan Stanley. In 2012, Steven joined a proprietary trading desk as a short term equities trader.
Steven accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior and was born again in 2014. One week later he was unemployed. After seeking God for direction he was called to be a teacher and began working as a private tutor in Manhattan. Since then he has worked with students from the age of 7 to the age of 56 on a wide variety of subjects. Steven’s tutoring specialties include test preparation, math, economics, philosophy, and writing. You can find him online in a tutoring capacity via WyzAnt. (https://www.wyzant.com/Tutors/StevenM)
In 2014 Steven founded The Amateur Society, a discussion group that focuses on questions of philosophy, worldview, economics, geopolitics, science, current events, and any other topics participants bring to the table. The goal of The Amateur Society is to create an open environment where everyone can sharpen their cognitive tools in order to conduct truth-directed inquiry. The group meets weekly on Mondays at 8:00pm Eastern via Skype. Search for the Skype username amateursociety and send a contact request to join in!
You can find Steven’s articles on Christianity, the economy, current events, and philosophy at his blog (https://amateursociety.wordpress.com/) as well as regular updates on The Amateur Society’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/amateursociety/).
Steven and his wonderful wife Courtney married in 2016 and currently reside in New York City where they attend Times Square Church.