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Steve Giere

Steve Giere
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Stephen Giere has served in Christian ministry in America and Europe for more than forty years. He taught and led a Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) class of 500 men in Chicago for seventeen years. Steve is a board member with the Forum of Christian Leaders serving in Europe with the European Leadership Forum. Key to his role is shepherding and mentoring young leaders. He serves as a lecturer/mentor at the Cambridge Leaders Network in Cambridge, UK. Steve and his wife, Connie, are residents of Geneva, IL and members of The Moody Church in Chicago, a diverse, urban congregation with seventy countries of birth and fifty mother languages represented in its membership. There he teaches, mentors, and serves as an elder. They have two grown children and ten grandchildren. Steve retired in 2019 after 45 years engaged in finance and investment management with experience as a corporate manager and as a business owner. His corporate career was mostly with the Northern Trust Corporation in Chicago serving in various management roles including CEO of a Northern Trust subsidiary bank. He then moved into investment management with Smith Barney, part of Citigroup Corporation, where he served as a registered investment advisor and Senior Portfolio Manager, after which he went into private practice until retirement. Steve earned his B.A. in psychology at North Central College in Naperville, IL, and M.M. from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.