Andrew Steele, MBA, CPO serves as the managing partner of Clark & Associates Prosthetics and Orthotics. He is a Certified Prosthetist/ Orthotist serving patients in Waterloo and Dubuque, as well as contributing to business planning and financial analysis. Steele has a very personal interest in the field of prosthetics as he lost his leg below the knee in 1981 in a farm accident at the age of 12. He believes hard work is the key to success and demonstrates this philosophy through his many professional accomplishments. “If you work hard enough, you will make your own luck,” Steele said. He’s contributed to many lectures and workshops as well as having research published, namely in the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics.
Prior to this position and his partnership with Clark & Associates, Steele was a staff prosthetist/ orthotist at Dale Clark Prosthetics for four years and then Vice President or Orthotics and Prosthetics Once, Inc a prosthetics and orthotics outsourcing firm. He completed his prosthetics residency at Newington Children’s Hospital in Newington, Connecticut in 1992. Steele earned his Bachelor of Science degree in 1991 from the University of Iowa. He received his certificate in prosthetics in 1991 and his certificate of orthotics in 1993, both from Northwestern University. In May 2000, he earned his MBA from the University of Northern Iowa. He is a past-president of the Iowa Association of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Pedorthics Association (IPOPA). Steele and his wife Sarah currently reside in Waterloo, Iowa. They have four children, Madisyn, Patrick, Thomas and Natalie.