Nebraska Authors

Steven W. Vannoy

Born 1950 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Best-selling author and parenting expert Steven Vannoy was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, growing up on a farm in rural Waverly. His book The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children became an instant best seller, striking a nerve with parents, educators and community leaders. Steven W. Vannoy founded Verus Global in 1990 with a vision "to create resilient work cultures, more productive teams, and higher quality of life for all."

Places Lived

Rural Waverly, NE (1950-1973)
Morrison, CO

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Inspirational; Self-Help; Family Life


Bachelor of Science Degree in Management and Marketing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Small Business Owner
Inspirational Speaker
Management-Development Consultant

Places Worked

Verus Global


The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children. 1993.
The Greatest Gifts Our Children Give to Us. 1997.

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