Stephanie serves as Director, Operations & Planning, Dell Technologies Services Portfolio Management and is an adjunct professor. She is a native of Charlotte North Carolina. She moved to the Austin area due to a job transfer with her then employer, Apple Computer, where she worked nine years. Stephanie joined Dell Technologies (Dell) in 1997 and has since held several positions across varying business areas of Dell. She is also a global leader in the area of employee resource groups (ERGs) and has developed various best practices across the domain. She has a principal responsibility for ERG member retention, development and global chapter expansion for the Black Networking Alliance ERG (#BNA).
She started her diversity journey in 2003 and since then has been a panelist and speaker on the topic of Supplier Diversity, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Resource Groups (FairyGodBoss article), and more recently the intersectional area of Black Women in corporate environments (DePaul University article and ItsLIt). She is actively involved in her local community as a Diamond Life Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.
Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA), DePaul University, Chicago, IL Dissertation Research: Role-based Identities and Motivation to Participate in Employee Development across Career Stages; MA, Business and Human Resource Development, University of Texas, Austin, TX; BS, Mathematics & Computer Science, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC