With extensive experience as a C-suite advisor and senior leader, Stephen works at the intersection of strategy, communications, and executive coaching to drive organizational performance. He is currently Chief of Staff at the Center for Creative Leadership, a top-ranked, global leadership development organization.
Accredited by the International Coach Federation as an Associate Certified Coach, Stephen is certified in several leading 360 and personality assessments and has worked with leaders in many industry sectors. As an executive communicator, he has partnered with leaders on op-eds and columns for many of the world's top media outlets and created speeches and presentations for corporate, education and NGO audiences globally.
Formerly a full-time business and education journalist, Stephen earned a B.A. in English with honors at Duke University and an M.A. in Applied Arts & Sciences, with a focus on international studies, from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. He holds a Certificate in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard Business School Online.