Since April 2013, Stephanie E. Wilson-Coleman has held the position of Director, Regional Small Business Advocacy and Engagement Division and Budget Director for the U.S. General Services Administration, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. Ms. Wilson-Coleman’s responsibilities include program development and strategic budget planning. Before April 2013, Stephanie was the Director of Personal Property Management & the Office of Small Business Utilization from 2008 to 2013. Prior to that, she served as the Executive Officer for the Federal Acquisition Service (2006-2008) and Executive Director for Federal Supply Service from 2000– 2006.
Ms. Wilson-Coleman began her career with GSA in 1998. Prior to her current duties, Ms. Wilson-Coleman spent over 20 years in various private sector financial positions. These positions included Assistant Controller for The Virtual World Entertainment Group, the St. Petersburg Medical Clinic, Finance Director for The Bay Plaza Companies, and Manager and Technical Specialist for Allstate Insurance Companies.
Ms. Wilson-Coleman is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business (Executive MBA Program), where she earned a Master of Business Administration; received a Behavioral Finance Certification from Duke University. She also earned a Financial Management Certification from the USDA Graduate School. Wilson-Coleman also holds a doctorate from the University of Sedona.
Ms. Wilson-Coleman is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Blacks in Government, the National Association of Black MBA’s, University of Chicago’s Black Alumni Association. Wilson- Coleman is also the author of 4 published books.
Ms. Wilson-Coleman has received the following awards: The Diamond Spirit Award in 2015; Phi Beta Sigma Crescent Moon Award and the Minnie Riperton Humanitarian Award in 2013; the Divine Destiny Phenomenal Woman Award 2012; the Women of Excellence Award and The Verizon Hometown Heroes Award in 2011; and The Black Pearl Award in 2003 for her outstanding contributions to the community. She is actively involved with homeless shelters, at-risk youth, teenage mothers, and domestic violence victims.