Stefanie Garcia MBA – 2017 Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Leader

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Stefanie Garcia MBA
Program Manager
Chicago Minority Supplier Diversity Council
Northeastern Illinois University

Stefanie Garcia is a Program Manager for the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council. As the program manager, Stefanie is responsible for the management of an Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Center and development of new Chicago MSDC programs. Previously she enjoyed being a part of the Chicago MBDA center team as a procurement consultant. The Chicago MBDA center team assisted clients in 2016 with awarded contracts in excess of $75 million. Prior to joining the Center, Stefanie was a full-time bilingual (Spanish and English) flight attendant for United Airlines. Stefanie also worked as Director of Business Development for an MWBE, Multi-Products Distribution, Inc. In 2010, she received a B.A. in Sociology from Northeastern Illinois University. Stefanie decided to continue her studies at Northeastern and in 2017 finished an M.B.A. While in graduate school she earned a lifetime membership into Beta Gamma Sigma. An international honor society honoring excellence in business.