Steve Green, the President of Hobby Lobby Stores, discusses God blessing the family business through its ups and downs, as well as the reason and purpose for the involvement in Museum of the Bible.
About the Contributors
President of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.,
Chairman of the Board of the Museum of the Bible
Steve Green became President of Hobby Lobby in 2004, and helped to grow the family business to over 900 stores in 47 states, employing over 45,000 people with over $7.7 billion in annual sales in 2021. He speaks on business and philanthropy, focusing on how his faith intersects with his life endeavors. As Chairman of the Board of Museum of the Bible, Steve has assembled a team of academics, designers, technology professionals and other experts to create the 430,000-square-foot museum, dedicated to a scholarly and engaging presentation of the Bible’s impact, history and narrative. The museum opened in November 2017 in Washington, DC, near the U.S. Capitol and saw approximately one million visitors during its first year. Green is the author of Faith in America (2011), The Bible in America (2013), and This Beautiful Book (2019) and co-author of This Dangerous Book (2017) with his wife, Jackie. Steve and Jackie have been married 37 years and reside in Oklahoma City. They have a son, five daughters, a daughter-in-law, three sons-in-law and six grandchildren. They are active in their local church and support many Christian charities.