Chief Empowerment Officer, Stefanie Adams, has an M.Ed. in Multicultural Education, and 15 years experience leading and training in corporate, non-profit, and educational settings. She worked as an organizational consultant in the Southeast for Johns Hopkins University School of Education (Baltimore, MD), served as Director of Customized Training for Cape Fear Community College (Wilmington, NC), and led the corporate training function for CastleBranch (Wilmington, NC). Stefanie is a member of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, and Lower Cape Fear HR Association. She serves on Boards for the Community Boys and Girls Club, the YMCA Youth Services Board, and formerly served on Communities in Schools and WILMA's Women to Watch Advisory Board. Stefanie is a mother, wife, and small business owner; she has been a Wilmington resident since 2008. She enjoys the beach, yoga, and cheering loudly for the Philadelphia Eagles.