Stephanie W. Harris, JD
Senior Vice President, Resource Development
United Way of Central Ohio
Stephanie W. Harris has over 20 years experience in marketing, fundraising and business development. Prior to joining United Way, she was director of development for the Ohio State Legal Services Association and its affiliates – The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, the Ohio Poverty Law Center and Southeastern Ohio Legal Services. She served as director of marketing and development for Columbus Early Learning Centers for six years before joining OSLSA in 2011.
A native of Columbus, Stephanie received her bachelors and JD from The Ohio State University. Her career has included work in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she directed the public relations department for the City of New Orleans and served as managing editor for Gambit Newspapers. In 1985 Stephanie was recruited by Gannett Newspapers to direct the marketing department for the Ft. Myers News-Press in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Stephanie returned to Columbus in 1991 and began her work with nonprofit organizations with a focus on helping social service providers develop marketing and resource development plans and programs that create brand awareness and provide the sustained support that allows organizations to expand and serve their constituencies more effectively and efficiently.