Stephen joined the organization in March 2018, bringing with him several years of nonprofit communication experience. As the Communication Associate he supports strategic communication efforts, organizational branding, social media, media relations and the organization's podcast — A Deeper Dive. Stephen also assists with research and policy efforts.
He earned his B.A. in public relations from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. An Iowa native, Stephen enjoys running, reading, cooking, spending quality time with friends and family and entertaining his cat, Franklin, with a laser pointer. He also considers himself a pizza artist pushing the limits of what can be baked on a crust and still be considered "pizza."