Stephen Minix - Senior Director, Community Strategy
Stephen has dedicated his life's work to the advancement of youth and communities through education and development. Stephen began his career by serving young people and communities in Southern California as a public school and public charter school teacher, coach, athletic director, administrator, district coordinator for afterschool programs and adjunct professor. He was recognized as the CIF Los Angeles City Section Athletic Director of the Year in 2015.
To further his mission to help uplift communities, Stephen transitioned to the role of Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships for UpMetrics in 2015. In this capacity, Stephen works closely with partner programs to help them use “data for good” - inform decisions, build capacity and powerfully tell their story to a wide audience. He and his team are working to transform the philanthropic sector to assure that resources flow to impactful organizations around the globe.
In addition to his work at UpMetrics, Stephen is currently a Green Dot Public Schools Ambassador, on the leadership council for Positive Coaching Alliance Los Angeles, and an inaugural advisory board member for MENTOR California. Stephen graduated from Pepperdine with a BS in Physical Education and a MA in Secondary Education. Stephen lives in San Diego, where he is married with three young daughters.
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Making a Difference: Stephen Minix, Locke High School, and New Beginnings
From the Pacific Northwest, to Pepperdine, to South Central Los Angeles, Minix knows what it takes to build success from the ground up.