Founder & Principal, solve& consulting
Independent Board Director, Allied Mineral Products
Chief People Officer, Centivo
Stephanie is “big-picture wired” and thrives in complexity and ambiguity. She has a knack for connecting dots, ideas and people – making her a gifted thought-partner and coach for boards, companies and leadership teams who are navigating big, ugly, messy problems and challenges that have been the constant in her broad and varied career.
She founded solve& consulting, llc in 2014 and worked full time as a solo consultant from January 2015 – June 2019, leveraging her past experience as a C-level global human resources executive with experience in health care, consumer products and government and higher education.
solve& consulting is currently on hiatus except for board roles, while Stephanie serves as the Chief People Officer of Centivo, a new health plan solution and as an Independent Board Director of Allied Mineral Products, an ESOP-structured global refractory manufacturer.
Stephanie still serves in the University at Buffalo School of Management as both adjunct faculty and as an Executive-in-Residence (EIR) of the SOM’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness. As an adjunct, she has taught the undergraduate HR course, as well as graduate electives. She currently teaches: Negotiations & Executive Presence and a seminar course that is nicknamed “The Future of Work.”
Since 2012, she has served on the Board of Directors of Health Management Group/Horizon Village, a $50M addiction and mental health provider experiencing significant growth and transformation. From 2013-19, she was also served on the Board of Directors Irish Classical Theatre Company where she was also Chair of the Nominating Committee.
She has been licensed to practice law in New York State since 1994 and has been a NACD Governance Fellow since 2019.