Chief of Staff, City Year San Antonio
Stephanie Gargiulo serves as the Chief of Staff for City Year San Antonio. In her role, Stephanie oversees people strategy and operations, including talent acquisition, workplace planning, and staff development and engagement, as well as budget design, event planning for site events and developing operational systems required to help the site run smoothly. Stephanie came to City Year from the American Society of Hematology (ASH), a professional medical society serving clinicians and scientists around the world who are dedicated to conquering blood diseases, headquartered in Washington, D.C. While at ASH, Stephanie was responsible for the administration of research awards for underrepresented minorities in medical training programs and building community amongst the awardees. Stephanie has more than 10 years’ experience working on national scholarship and award programs with organizations such as the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., where she advised scholarship recipients on a range of college and career-related topics and developed alumni programming. She is also a Horatio Alger National Scholar alumna and remains active within the Alumni Association. Stephanie currently serves as a board member for the D.R. Semmes YMCA, as a member of the Rotary Club of San Antonio, and a member of the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists. Stephanie is a proud alumna of San Antonio public schools, including Tafolla Middle School and the International School of the Americas. She graduated from St. Mary’s University with a Bachelor’s degree in English Communication Arts. She earned a Master’s degree in Public Communication from American University in Washington, D.C. and a Master’s degree in Education from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. When she has time to spare, Stephanie enjoys volunteering, reading, watching the news, and playing fantasy sports with her family.