Stephanie Garrett-Stearns is vice president of communications and fund development for The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) in Boston, a position she has held since 2015. She leads communications and fundraising strategy and program execution for a leading nonprofit developer of residential and commercial real estate. She joined the organization in 2011.
Stephanie was previously head of public relations and chief corporate spokesperson for the Siemens division, Osram Sylvania. A recipient of the Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honor, Stephanie is an award-winning communications strategist who provides informative and insightful media commentary. She has been quoted by The Huffington Post, CNBC, The Boston Globe and USA Today, among others.
A Flint, Mich., native residing in Boston, Stephanie serves as an advisor and board member for several non-profit organizations, including the Boston Pearl Foundation and the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC). She is also an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Links, Incorporated.
Stephanie completed the Business Management Institute at Cornell University in 2008. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and a bachelor’s degree in human resources management from Michigan State University.