Stephen Whetstone

Chief of Staff

Contact SWhetstone@fgcb.org

Stephen has a 40 plus year career in public school and higher education including technology equity, research support, community advocacy and testing center management. His recent activities include guiding the restructure of the organization to scale to address growing demand for post secondary education across Prince George's county, streamlining internal systems to improve staff efficiencies, developing strategic partnership for serving other communities around the state of Maryland and beyond. Stephen is a lifelong learner. Stephen’s mission has been to give back to underserved communities by developing pathways to economic success through education.

           

Stephen is a retired systems engineering manager at Verizon Enterprise Business after a 25 year career and a retired director of Bio-Informatics for the Howard University health sciences colleges after a 15 year tenure. Throughout his post secondary education and professional career, Stephen as sought to bring resources and benefits of higher education and technology to diverse communities.

           

Stephen serves on the elder board of his church and is president of the Men’s Fellowship. Stephen is a former Boy Scout Assistant Scoutmaster and First Generation College Bound board member.