Mr. Stephenson has over 40 years’ of experience in the healthcare space ranging from international business development, managed care, health administration, strategic planning, and management consulting. He has held key executive level positions in both private and public sector organizations.
In 1994, Mr. Stephenson established ECS International, Inc., where he has been the CEO and Principal Consultant. His consulting activities have focused on assisting healthcare providers, organizations and government agencies both in the Caribbean and in the USA in accessing medical equipment, creating joint ventures, conducting feasibility studies and creating business plans, and referring patients from the Caribbean to Miami, Florida for advanced radiation services.
Internationally, he has traveled to South Africa and Zimbabwe as the healthcare representative on the trade mission from the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce where he successfully developed trade linkages between the U.S. healthcare industry with their African counterparts. In the Caribbean, he has consulted with many healthcare professionals, hospitals and government agencies in: Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad & Tobago,
His current areas of interest include: addiction recovery centers, telemedicine, electronic medical records, cancer centers, diagnostic imaging centers, and medical tourism.
In the past, Mr. Stephenson was an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Public Health degree program at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was also an advisor on the MPH Program Steering Committee. His academic credentials include a MPH, (health administration & planning), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, MSW, (Community Health), Howard University, Washington, D.C.; and BS(Biology), Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York.