Steve Cantrell


Steve came to Balcom more than 18 years ago, leading our media and account executive teams while delivering stellar results to clients like Kubota, Cavender's and Cook Children's Health Care System. With more than 30 years experience in the advertising industry, Steve developed his media savvy at The Phillips Agency and Meyer & Johnson for clients such as the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association. He holds bachelor’s degrees in mass communications and business management from Abilene Christian University, serves on the Advisory Board for ACU’s student-run advertising agency, Morris & Mitchell, and he lives in Keller with his wife, Kelly.


  • Steve received the Gutenberg Award for distinguished professional achievement from Abilene Christian University’s Journalism and Mass Communication department in 2014.
  • Steve once had to lead a new business presentation with water spilled down his shirt after the potential client bumped into him.
  • Steve is an avid runner and Dallas Stars fan, and he's been known to rock out to Bruce Springsteen on occasion.
  • Steve and Kelly frequently vacation in Kauai.

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