Steve Bachelder and his wife, Deborah Strachan, have lived in Yarmouth, Maine since 1987. They have two daughters, Julia Bachelder, who is Maine Cancer Foundation's Events Manager, and Elizabeth Bachelder. Steve is a graduate of Middlebury College and the Washington & Lee University School of Law. He is Counsel to the law firm of Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau and Patios. He focuses on tax and business matters. He has worked with many physicians, medical organizations and tax-exempt entities.
He served on the North Yarmouth Academy Board of Trustees for 15 years and is the Academy's immediate past President. He is also a former Trustee of the Portland Museum of Art, a founding member of the Yarmouth Land Trust and a founder of the Yarmouth Rowing Club.