Acting Chief Executive Officer
Elizabeth Stehle joined Human First in June 2015, bringing over 10 years’ of experience in the government and private sectors. She began her extensive career with the New York City Campaign Finance Board’s Candidate Services Unit as a candidate liaison ensuring compliance with campaign finance regulations. Ms. Stehle was later named deputy director of the unit, where she supervised operations and trainings, and worked with Information Technology (IT) to test and develop compliance applications. She was subsequently promoted to Project Manager for the agency’s Campaign Finance Administration and spearheaded the execution of IT projects to improve the efficacy of auditing processes.
In 2014, Ms. Stehle joined the government relations firm, Pitta Bishop Del Giorno & Giblin, where she monitored internal compliance with lobbying laws, and advised nonprofit clients on advocacy matters and relationship building with elected officials. One year later, Ms. Stehle joined Human First as Community Relations Manager, overseeing community outreach and event planning, including networking receptions and visits by city officials, such as Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Members Julissa Ferraras and Andrew Cohen.
As Human First’s Associate Executive for Administration & Communication, Ms. Stehle is responsible for a number of operational aspects, including properties, fleet management, IT and communication, and employee training. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Fordham University.