Dr. Stimpfel has extensive leadership experience creating long-term economic and social value for global organizations, across both private and non-profit sectors. He specializes in unlocking and leveraging the potential of human capital, especially that of millennials, through business-aligned, learner-centric L&D strategies.
Dr. Stimpfel is a committed leader in the social impact space where he is actively engaged in organizations that provide low-income students with educational and professional opportunities. He serves on the board of the I Have a Dream Foundation (NYC) and Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities. Dr. Stimpfel is a recipient of both the Manhattan Institute's Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the NYU-Satter Foundation's Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Dr. Stimpfel holds an adjunct faculty appointment at NYU Stern where he has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in the Business & Society Program that explore the intersection between business, government, and society, as well as, professional responsibility and leadership. He has also designed/taught a social entrepreneurship course at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Stimpfel pursues his research interests which include the factors and experiences that influence low-income students’ professional development, career decisions, and college completion rates.
Dr. Stimpfel attended Pasadena City College and transferred to the University of Southern California (USC). He graduated from USC, summa cum laude, with a B.S. in Business Administration. He earned an M.B.A. with a dual specialization in Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurship & Innovation from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.