Steve Cortes traded interest rates, equity ETFs, and currencies on behalf of institutional clients for 25 years. He formed his own independent company before finishing his sales/trading career as Chief Strategist for BGC Partners.
While still in markets, Steve began a television career as a daily broadcaster for CNBC, primarily on the channel’s “Fast Money” franchise. His TV work led to broadcast contracts with Fox News and CNN as well.
Once he fully transitioned to politics, Cortes served as Senior Spokesman and Strategist for the Trump campaigns of both 2016 and 2020.
In politics, Cortes focused largely on outreach to Hispanic voters, garnering huge gains for conservative candidates, from Donald Trump to congressional races.
Steve then joined the Ron DeSantis PAC, Never Back Down as National Spokesman.
He graduated from Georgetown University where he played football, and he lives in Chattanooga, TN with his wife and four children.