Stephen Jacobs has consultancy and leadership experience in strategic design, government affairs, issue management, communications, marketing and organizational transformation/change.

As a strategist and consultant in the arena of cultural change, Stephen has provided strategic advice that influenced a number of national policy issues affecting health care and education, drug awareness, driving safety, energy and alternate fuels, federal emergency planning, and volunteerism. He has served as a consultant to the White House, the US Department of Education, Department of Energy, Justice Department, Department of Transportation, and Treasury Department; additionally, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the former U.S. Synthetic Fuel Corporation, and other non-profit institutions and corporations. He served in both the Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations and was Assistant Secretary of Energy in the Carter administration.

He has served as a communications, marketing and government affairs consultant to health care and higher education institutions, medical equipment manufacturers, as well as other private sector companies. Prior to joining Strategy XXI in 2010, he headed Jacobs & Company Consultants and JACOBS & COMPANY/Public Affairs, two consulting companies headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Tel Aviv. He has also been Vice President for Public Affairs, New York University; Manager, Public Relations and Communications, United Jewish Appeal; Assistant Managing Director, Ruder & Finn (Israel); Manager, Corporate Relations, MacMillan Inc.; Staff Consultant, DuPont; and, Manager, Public Relations, Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT).

Stephen graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in business and journalism. He earned an MA degree in Communication from The American University.

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