Since 2000, Steve French has been the President of Lifework Leadership, Inc.
Lifework Leadership is primarily known by executives and church leaders for its excellence in Christian leadership development and its amazing network of leaders and speakers. Steve's primary focus has been to write, teach and model the intentional strategy of Jesus' life and leadership.
Under Steve's leadership, Lifework has grown from a group of 153 leaders in Orlando to a community of nearly 2,700 global organization leaders in Ashland, OH, Atlanta, Birmingham, Cleveland, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Pretoria and Tampa Bay.
Steve was raised in the NJ/NY metro area and founded Meadowbrook Church in North Haledon, NJ. During his ten years as Senior Pastor, Meadowbrook Church became a leading church for the creative expression of the gospel. He has served on the staff of Willow Creek Community Church, First Baptist Church of Wheaton, IL, and Discovery Church in Orlando, FL. He is presently the Chairman of Sonlife Ministries and serves on the Board of Directors for Open Door Haiti, Centra-Care/Florida Hospital, and DHM Ministries.
Steve attended Biola University in La Mirada, CA, The King's College in NYC, (BA), and Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL (MA). The King's College honored Steve as their Alumnus of the Year for his work in leadership development. Steve and his wife Sharon have been married since 1981 and live in Lake Mary, Florida. They have two adult children and two grandchildren.