Steve Groenink serves as managing director of operations for Lambert, Edwards & Associates, focusing on operations management, growth initiatives, client service and staff development. With an impressive 25-year background in the banking and financial services arena, Steve has held various senior management-level positions since 1987.
Prior to joining the firm, Steve served as senior vice president and manager for LaSalle Bank’s Wealth Management Group. During his five-year tenure with LaSalle, his group experienced significant growth in assets under management, deposits and consumer, mortgage and commercial loans. During his career, Steve has managed offices large and small. Prior to joining LaSalle, he held senior management positions with Huntington Bank and Greenleaf Trust. Steve spent the majority of his banking career with First of America Bank (now PNC) in a variety of roles and markets, including Kalamazoo, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Tampa, Fla.
Steve earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich. He is a graduate of the American Bankers Association’s National Graduate Trust School, as well as the Lakeshore Academy of Leadership and is actively involved in a number of professional and community organizations. Steve is a member of the West Michigan Estate Planning Council and the Grand Rapids and Holland Chambers of Commerce.