Stephen Dinehart is narrative designer, writer, and artist. He is currently CEO and Creative Director for independent game developer Narrware, LLC. focusing on the development of interactive narrative systems. His work as writer and narrative designer on THQ's "Company of Heroes" franchise lead him to be final Nominee for "Best Writing for a Game Production" for at the 2nd Annual Canadian Awards for the Electronic & Animated Arts (2007); the game won "Nokia Award for Outstanding Innovation in Gaming." Stephen received his MFA in Interactive Media from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts in 2006, and his BFA in Digital Media from the College for Creative Studies (Detroit) in 2001. He is an active member of the International Game Developers Association, and the Writers Guild of America.