About Grace Stephens

America's Leading Advisor to Christian Professionals
America's Leading Advisor to Christian Professionals

Dr. Grace Alexis Stephens is currently Chancellor of MacCormac College where she once served as one of the youngest college presidents in America. She is the first woman to hold the presidency post at this 115‐year old institution. Prior to joining MacCormac, Stephens concurrently held positions at Duke University as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and as Executive Director of the Comprehensive Education Institute for Duke University Health System.

Over the past 30 years, Stephens has held senior leadership positions at several of this country’s major research institutions. She also worked as an executive level business developer and profit and loss manager for Kaplan, Inc. and as a business relationship manager for Goldman Sachs & Co. on Wall Street. These unique experiences have positioned her as a leader and innovator in academia and business.

A native New Yorker, Stephens received her B.A. from the State University of New York; an M.A. from New York University; an Ed.M. from Columbia University; an Ed.D. from the University of Pennsylvania; and she studied at the Institute for Higher Education at Harvard University. She is a licensed minister and holds ministry credentials at the doctoral level from seminary.

Stephens is America’s leading advisor to Christian professionals. She is a motivational speaker, lecturer, entrepreneur, business and ministry consultant. Grace is a published researcher and author who writes, speaks, and advises on academic management, business strategy, fund development, and Christian topics. She is the founder of The Global Christian Professional Women’s Association – the world’s largest and premier resource in serving and advancing professional women of faith.

Her latest book “I Am A Christian First: 12 Success Principles from the Diary of a Christian CEO” is a practical go-to resource for Christian C-suite executives, middle managers, and entrepreneurs who aspire to maintain their distinction as Kingdom citizens while navigating the terrain of the modern marketplace.

America's Leading Advisor to Christian Professionals

Dr. Grace Alexis Stephens is currently Chancellor of MacCormac College where she once served as one of the youngest college presidents in America. She is the first woman to hold the presidency post at this 115‐year old institution. Prior to joining MacCormac, Stephens concurrently held positions at Duke University as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and as Executive Director of the Comprehensive Education Institute for Duke University Health System.

Over the past 30 years, Stephens has held senior leadership positions at several of this country’s major research institutions. She also worked as an executive level business developer and profit and loss manager for Kaplan, Inc. and as a business relationship manager for Goldman Sachs & Co. on Wall Street. These unique experiences have positioned her as a leader and innovator in academia and business.
A native New Yorker, Stephens received her B.A. from the State University of New York; an M.A. from New York University; an Ed.M. from Columbia University; an Ed.D. from the University of Pennsylvania; and she studied at the Institute for Higher Education at Harvard University. She is a licensed minister and holds ministry credentials at the doctoral level from seminary.

Stephens is America’s leading advisor to Christian professionals. She is a motivational speaker, lecturer, entrepreneur, business and ministry consultant. Grace is a published researcher and author who writes, speaks, and advises on academic management, business strategy, fund development, and Christian topics. She is the founder of The Global Christian Professional Women’s Association – the world’s largest and premier resource in serving and advancing professional women of faith.

Her latest book “I Am A Christian First: 12 Success Principles from the Diary of a Christian CEO” is a practical go-to resource for Christian C-suite executives, middle managers, and entrepreneurs who aspire to maintain their distinction as Kingdom citizens while navigating the terrain of the modern marketplace.

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