Stephen White / Strategic Communications – Planning & Execution
Stephen brings more than 25 years of diverse experience in higher education and financial services in corporate communications helping leaders and organizations smartly tell their story and differentiate their brand while managing change and disruption.
His skill sets are end-to-end and encompass the numerous disciplines that broadly fall under external and internal communications, including media, public, investor and community relations, issue and change management, crisis and executive communications, reputation stewardship, stakeholder engagement and more.
He led the communications function for Kaplan’s Higher and Professional Education division and spent eight years with GE Capital (B2B and B2C) in several different global lead communicator roles.
He brings Ascension an expertise in strategic communication, planning and execution to our diverse client base.
Stephen’s earlier career began in politics and government. He served as Press Secretary for the Rhode Island Department of Attorney General before becoming a spokesperson for GTECH (now IGT)—the leading technology partner to government authorized lotteries around the world. Stephen was also a senior account executive with a public relations/marketing agency in New England.
A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Stephen and his family reside in South Florida.