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Stevie Council
SVP, Strategic Initiatives
Mr. Stevie Council is a distinguished professional whose journey has seamlessly woven together academic excellence, financial acumen, and a dedicated focus on advancing biomedical innovation. A graduate of Brown University, Mr. Council honed his skills with a dual focus on Organizational Behavior & Management and Business Economics.

Early in his career, Mr. Council embarked on a path in finance, serving as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette Securities in the bustling financial landscape of New York. Specializing in mergers and acquisitions, he honed his analytical and strategic thinking skills, navigating the intricate world of financial transactions with finesse.

Subsequently, Mr. Council transitioned to the realm of management consulting, joining Towers, Perrin in Atlanta. In this capacity, he engaged in strategy consulting, applying his expertise to Fortune 500 companies and public municipalities. His versatile skill set, blending financial insight with strategic acumen, became a hallmark of his approach to business challenges.

In recent years, Mr. Council has redirected his focus toward the intersection of product development and biomedical innovation, particularly in the fields of cancer and infectious diseases. This shift underscores his commitment to leveraging his expertise for the betterment of global health.

Within the American Botanical Drug Association (ABDA), Mr. Council plays a pivotal role, bringing to bear his extensive experience and multifaceted expertise. His strategic vision aligns with the organization's mission, and he actively contributes to forging impactful partnerships with other entities in the biomedical and pharmaceutical sectors.

Mr. Council's unique journey, from the finance hubs of New York to the strategic consulting landscape of Atlanta, and now to the forefront of biomedical innovation, exemplifies his adaptability and forward-thinking approach. His commitment to advancing healthcare solutions using natural products reflects a dedication to blending business acumen with a profound impact on human well-being. As a key player in the ABDA, Mr. Stevie Council stands as a bridge between financial prowess and the evolving landscape of biomedical advancements.
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