CSU Alumni Reception in London

CSU Alumni Reception in London

November 20, 2018
Searcys at the Gerkin
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
There are over 1,000 California State University alumni in the greater London area! Join fellow alumni for a great evening of networking, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres. Chancellor White and several campus presidents will be in attendance, and Jean Stephens (’91, San Bernardino), Chief Executive Officer of RSM International, will join us as the alumni guest speaker.

Date: November 20, 2018
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. (GMT)
Location: Searcy’s at the Gherkin, 30 Saint Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP 
Cost: The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Guests are welcome but space is limited so please RSVP no later than November 14 at 5 p.m. (GMT) using the registration link below.

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Alumni speaker, Jean Stephens

Jean Stephens has served as Chief Executive Officer of RSM International since 2006, and has been with the network since 1996. RSM is a top ten global network of independent professional services firms with members in over 120 countries and over 43,000 staff. As CEO, Stephens’ responsibilities are the implementation of organizational strategies for the growth and development of the network. In the last ten years, RSM has grown by 120% through acquisition and organic growth.
In 2007, Stephens established the RSM Academy. This highly-rated international leadership program develops the international skills of RSM's future leaders, with emphasis on cultural issues, international issues facing clients, the team approach to serving clients at the highest level, and using a foundation of quality as the base for successful and sustainable growth. Stephens is passionate about encouraging the use of cultural differences for the benefit of international development. She is also interested in using her international experiences to promote the development of our young professionals, both men and women.
Stephens has held leadership positions in a variety of organizations including the San Bernardino Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, United Way, YWCA and the Inland Empire Symphony. She has received the Athena Award for Outstanding Business Woman - San Bernardino Area Chamber of Commerce and is also a recipient of the California State University Alumni of the Year Award. In May 2009, she received an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from her Alma Mater, University of Redlands, in recognition of her international career with RSM.
Stephens has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Finance. She qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in 1984 and is a member of the AICPA.