John Stea has distinguished himself as a BMI affiliated, hit songwriter. He has written the single by Ronica Coldiron,"First Day," 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, Don Goodman, Richard Aves, 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.
Dr. Stea’s song Light of a Gold Star," a moving tribute to gold star families, has recently been recorded by the United States Army in conjunction with Belmont University.
In addition to writing, Dr. Stea is a Board-Certified physician and has served as a flight surgeon, psychiatrist and preventive medicine specialist. Dr. Stea Is a noted expert in injury prevention and has worked under the Air Force Surgeon General. He is currently attached to the Air National Guard.