Areas of Expertise

  • Asset Management
  • Equities
  • Operations
  • Portfolio Management
  • Securities


  • Financial Services
  • Wealth Management


  • Governor State University

Steve Bonnema is Chief Administrative Officer of B. Riley Wealth Management. Bonnema joined B. Riley Wealth Management's predecessor in 2001 and has served in various compliance, regulatory and financial positions. He has extensive experience in all aspects of broker-dealer accounting and systems.

Bonnema served as Chief Operating Officer at Chicago Capital and previously served in several capacities including financial controller, operations manager and Interim Chief Financial Officer at Howe Barnes Investments from 1992-2000.

Bonnema received a B.A. in finance from Governor State University.

B. Riley Wealth Management is a FINRA registered broker dealer and a SEC registered investment adviser and provides comprehensive, collaborative financial solutions to individuals and families, businesses and institutions, non-profits, trusts, foundations and endowments. B. Riley's experienced financial advisors leverage the diverse resources and expertise of its affiliated companies to help clients create a sound financial strategy based on their financial goals.