Steven was raised in Detroit, graduating from Holy Redeemer High School as the valedictorian. He received a bachelor's degree from Wayne State University in public affairs. Mr. Makulski later graduated cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
During his time at Cooley Law School, Mr. Makulski was active on the Moot Court Board and served as the Managing Editor for the Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law.
Mr. Makulski's wife, Dr. Miranda Makulski, is a physician with Allegiance Family Medicine. The couple has one daughter, Kathleen.
Mr. Makulski and his family attend Queen of the Miraculous Medal in Jackson. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Jackson County Bar Association, the Jackson Area Estate Planning Council and is on the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of Jackson. He also serves on the Jackson Chorale Club Board of Directors.