Steven R. Goodwin is a Sr. Vice President and Portfolio Management Director at Morgan Stanley in their Wealth Management Division since 2008 and originally joined the firm from Bear, Stearns & Co. in 2000.
Prior to his portfolio management duties at Bear Stearns, Goodwin worked as a financial advisor with UBS Paine Webber in Chicago, developing wealth management strategies for the firm’s high net-worth client group and establishing retirement plans for small- and mid-sized companies. In his current position with Morgan Stanley, Goodwin is a portfolio management director and senior vice president, overseeing portfolios and the wealth management needs for private clients, foundations and family offices.
Mr. Goodwin currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Union League Club of Chicago. He is the current chair the Member Events Committee.
Goodwin attended the University of Oregon, studying political science and history. He is also a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Army from 1984 to 1988 with the 7th Infantry Division as a Recon Platoon, Sniper Team Leader with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC) of the 4th Battalion 17th Infantry Regiment.
Goodwin also attended numerous combat leadership and tactical training courses. He is also recognized by the Dept. of the Army and holds the honor of “Distinguished Member of the 17th Infantry Regiment” for displaying exemplary service and demonstrating a high level of “Esprit de Corps”
Additionally, he has served as the founding chairman of the Veterans Advisory Council at National Louis University in Chicago. In 2016 he was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from National Louis for his work in advancing veteran education outcomes.
Goodwin was recognized by the National Infantry Association in 2013 and was selected as a recipient of the Order of Saint Maurice for his continued support of the Infantry and the U.S. Army.