Phoebe Stevenson

Phoebe Stevenson, Ed.D., joined AGB Search as an Executive Search Consultant in 2022.  She spent over 30 years in higher education administration at scholarly professional associations and private universities.  Dr. Stevenson served as Deputy Executive Officer at the American Sociological Association and Deputy Executive Director at the American Educational Research Association.  She was Associate Dean and Chief Operating Officer at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at the George Washington University and, most recently, Senior Associate Dean and Chief Business Officer at Emory University School of Law. In addition to a long career serving as chief financial and operating officers, Dr. Stevenson has extensive experience in organizational transformation; strategic planning and implementation; change management; building cross-functional collaboration between academic and administrative units; enrollment management; international partnership and recruitment; program development; and online education.

Dr. Stevenson has served as a member of the Board of Trustees at Wilson College for nine years.  She is currently a trustee of the United Board for Christian Education in Asia.  Dr. Stevenson has extensive experience in leadership search processes: as the hiring officer, serving on and chairing search committees, and participating in presidential and other cabinet member searches.

Dr. Stevenson received her Doctorate in Education (Higher Education Management) from the University of Pennsylvania, her MBA in Finance and International Business from the American University, her Master of Arts in Anthropology from Columbia University, her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology and Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance from Oberlin College.