John Stea has distinguished himself as a BMI affiliated, hit songwriter. He has written and composed the patriotic single ‘Light of a Gold Star,” recorded by the US Army, and has composed many other songs in the pop, rock and country genres, including the powerful pop song "Runnin Wild.". Originally from New England, he has worked in Nashville with established songwriters including Grammy nominee Mary Ann Kennedy, Erik Halbig, Joe Todd, Megan Conner and Jon Conley. Dr. Stea has been named as a writer for RMG (Resnik Music Group,) a leading music publisher in song placements for movies and television shows. In addition, Dr Stea is a Board Certified physician with specialties in Psychiatry, Flight Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Public Health.