BRIAN J. STEERE
Brian manages the Accounting department and is responsible for financial decisions at the company. In addition to creating the annual Operating Plan, Brian helps drive strategic planning and oversees the IT department.
Before returning to the family business in 2012, Brian worked for seven years at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, serving in a variety of financial roles at the company. Brian began as a capital markets analyst on the trading floor and finished his career as an accounting controller, overseeing the bank’s fixed-income investments and derivatives.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys playing tennis and running outside. He lives with his wife Lara in Akron and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan (2003) and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2008). Brian serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement and Coleman Professional Services. Brian is actively involved in Torchbearers and Rotary in Akron.