Leadership Consultant, Positive Management Leadership, Inc.
Steve Combs is a Leadership Consultant for Positive Management Leadership, Inc.
Prior to joining Positive Management Leadership, Inc., Steve had a successful 34 year career as an attorney specializing in labor and employment law both in private practice and in house. Most recently, Steve served as the Managing Attorney at NextEra Energy, leading the efforts of the Company’s labor, employment and benefits attorneys. While at NextEra, he provided leadership across the full range of workplace labor and employment law issues including HR and labor relations strategy, communications, policy training and union avoidance.
Previous to NextEra, Steve worked for nearly 19 years at the General Electric Company along with United Technologies Corp. as their Assistant Counsel and Senior Counsel for Labor & Employment. In these roles, Steve was responsible for supporting the human resources and labor relations teams on a wide variety of workplace issues ranging from HR strategy and affirmative action to labor relations and union avoidance. In addition, Steve provided leadership and legal support in numerous organizing campaigns as well as litigation support before the National Labor Relations Board on behalf of his clients.
Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University and his law degree from Washington University. Steve also holds a Master of Laws degree from Temple University.
Steve is a former JAG officer with the U.S. Navy.