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As New America’s Events Manager, Stephanie Gunter works with policy programs and fellows to plan, market, and execute the New America’s public events in DC and NYC. Ms. Gunter works closely with the Vice President and other members of the External Relations team to develop strategic partnerships and produce innovative events for the Foundation. Ms. Gunter joined New America with over five years of professional events management experience in the private and nonprofit sectors.
Prior to joining New America, Ms. Gunter served as the Special Events Coordinator for Greater DC Cares where she managed Servathon 2008—a one-day, citywide service project that engaged 3,000 volunteers in 41 DC public schools and raised over $400,000 through corporate sponsorships and individual fundraising. She began her events career at ScanSource Inc., a Fortune 100 technology company headquartered in Greenville, SC. As an Event Planner, Ms. Gunter planned customer conferences, national roadshows, incentive trips, and special events. She also played a key role in strengthening partnerships with customers and vendors and helped create advertising campaigns and marketing promotions. She holds a B.A. in History from Furman University.