Steil served as an aide to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, who previously held this seat, before successfully running for it in 2018. He chairs the House Administration Committee, which oversees federal elections and U.S. House rules. Steil also sits on the Financial Services Committee, which oversees issues regarding the economy, the banking system, housing, insurance, and securities and exchanges.
He had an estimated net worth of about $1 million in 2018, according to the most recent analysis from Open Secrets.
Steil reported a trip to Qatar during the World Cup last year, paid for by the Qatari government. His press secretary did not respond to questions about the trip.