About the Speaker: Steve Kouri was born and raised in Peoria Illinois. He is an alum of Richwoods high school, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and Florida Coastal School of Law. Steve was born with a severe disability and at a young age was determined he wanted to do as much on his own as possible. His decision has lead him down a road of living a life decided! Steve’s story of determination is inspiring and encouraging to all.