For over 35 years, Mr. Stephenson has directed teams of specialists in finance, accounting, auditing, banking, government procurement, information technology, and security services at several Federal, State, Local, and International agencies—including the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Services, the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Health, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the European Union, and the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM). Mr. Stephenson is a veteran of the United States Army where he served as a Military Police and a Public Affairs Specialist. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Police Academy and Defense Information School (DINFOS).
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (magna cum laude) Accounting; a Masters of Business Administration; Bachelor of Arts in Economics; and several professional certificates in accounting, auditing, banking and finance. He has completed several years of post-graduate studies in Public Administration and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His professional designations include CGFM (Certified Government Financial Manager), and he is a graduate of the American Institute of Banking (AIB).