Stephanie Milk Wade

Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Innovation, and Strategy

"A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for."
John A. Shedd


Known for her ability to turn complex situations into simple and actionable strategies, Stephanie's leadership style is ideal as Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Innovation, and Strategy. A relatable leader, Stephanie brings teams together, creating highly motivating collaborations that lead to innovative solutions.

Stephanie Milk Wade joined Liberty in 2022, bringing her 15 years of experience in consumer durables and strategy management to our team. She's worked with brands such as Hoover, Maytag, Moen, and DeWalt. Her educational resume includes a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering and International Business from the University of Akron, an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, and a Master's Degree in International Studies from the Lauder Institute. She's also professionally fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese.

Stephanie is a volunteer and board member of Esperanza Inc., a Cleveland nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Hispanic and Latino communities to thrive through education. She recently moved to North Carolina from Ohio with her husband Dayne and two children, Henry and Ruth.

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