Chris G. Griesedieck, CFP®
Chairman and Managing Director
Chairman and Managing Director Chris is responsible for the overall operation of the firm, as well as the management and development of client portfolios.
In March of 1999, Chris joined Zemenick & Walker, bringing 21-years of executive and senior management banking experience to the firm. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis in 1980, Chris began his career at Mercantile Trust Co. His banking career included senior lending responsibilities at Landmark Bank, BankCenter One, and Century Bank. He went on to serve as president of Colonial Bank in Des Peres, and as regional president and executive vice president of Firstbank of Illinois.
During his professional career, Chris has worked on numerous community organizations including the Kirkwood Way Loan Executive, membership in the Kirkwood Chamber of Commerce, Des Peres Rotary Club, along with board positions at the Shelter the Children and Buddy Fund organizations. He currently enjoys participating in the Habitat for Humanity CEO build day. He is an enthusiastic participant in the annual MS 150 and Pedal the Cause rides.
Chris and his wife, Meg, have two children, Chris, Jr. and Elisabeth, and two grandchildren. He enjoys golf, cycling, working out, St Louis Cardinals baseball, reading, and music.