FULL NAME: Stephen David Bloom
HOMETOWN: Buffalo, N.Y.
LAST LIVED IN: Tacoma, Wash.
CURRENTLY RESIDES IN: Koko Kai
CREDITS: Tacoma Symphony executive director, 1996-2000; Sacramento Symphony director of operations and personnel, 1994-1996; Buffalo Philharmonic general manager, 1992-1994.
STRENGTHS: Strategic planning, board management.
MUSIC EDUCATION: State University of New York, Michigan State University.
BATON BIT: Studied conducting.
LITTLE-KNOWN FACT: Collects Coca-Cola memorabilia, a hobby which began years ago when he received a toy Coke truck.
ENJOYS: Traveling, hiking, camping.
NOTABLE N QUOTABLE: "I never want to hear You cant do it that way because its never been done that way before. Weve got to try things to get different results for ultimate success."