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Vedder Lisa

Lisa Vedder

Director of Accounting and Tax


Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3032


Number of seasons with the Griffins (including 2022-23): 27

What you love most about working for the Griffins: I enjoy the variety of working with and assisting co-workers and customers while performing standard accounting functions. I also enjoy the creativity of the accounting and personnel elements of my position.

Favorite Griffins memory: Hosting the 1996-97 IHL All Star Game.

Favorite all-time Griffins players: Matt Ruchty and Chris Szysky.

Hometown: Middleville, MI

States you’ve lived in: Michigan

Spouse’s name/when you were married: Steve and I were married in 1994.

Pets: Two cats named Fatty Magee and Sneezy.

College: Paralegal degree from Ferris State University, 1988, and a Bachelors degree in Managerial Accounting from Davenport University.

Personal/professional heroes: My dad

As a child you dreamed of becoming: An attorney

First job: When I was 14, I worked at the Curly Cone serving food and ice cream.

Current dream job: Personal shopper

Other sports teams you’ve worked for: Grand Rapids Rampage—Arena Football League.

If you could trade places for a day with another person, who would it be?: A Crime Scene Investigator—a real one, not an actor on TV.

Favorite charities or causes: Susan G. Komen Foundation

Sports played growing up: Volleyball

Hidden (or not-so-hidden) talents: Cooking and baking

Favorite foods: Chocolate and french fries

Favorite music artists: Eric Clapton, BB King, Kid Rock, Reba, and Bon Jovi.

Favorite sports movie: Miracle and Bull Durham

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Favorite subject in elementary school: Math

Favorite spectator sports: Horse racing

Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Horseback riding and working out.

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