JONDELL STEPHENS has more than 15 years of experience in strategic leadership and executive consulting. His areas of expertise are in building high performing, cross-functional teams; change management; and business process improvement. Previously, he was vice president of strategic execution and Six Sigma business transformation for Regions Bank. He has also held leadership roles for companies in the finance and insurance industries. Jondell holds a B.S. from Troy University, an MBA from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary, and is finishing an M.S. in information systems at Auburn University.
Recognizing the value of building local talent, Birmingham is partnering with FUSE Executive Fellow Jondell Stephens to develop a comprehensive plan that transitions the Birmingham Strong Service Corps from a COVID-19 response mechanism to a self-sustaining civic institution and talent incubator. Ultimately, the Birmingham Strong Service Corps will act to develop, retain, and enlist local talent to advance social innovation and equity in Birmingham. Read more.