Dr. Stephanie A. Urchick has considerable experience performing executive management, organizational and leadership consulting, and inspirational speaking in corporate and higher education environments. Stephanie is Partner and Chief Operating Office of Doctors At Work LLC, a consulting and training company aimed at assisting organizations and individuals with leadership development, communication, customer service and business development. Additionally, she writes the “Executive Decision” Column for Southpointe Today, a regional magazine in southwestern Pennsylvania focused on business growth.
Her academic credentials include an undergraduate degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters degree in Education from Duquesne University, and a doctorate in Leadership Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Active in numerous community boards and committees, Stephanie became the first ATHENA Award recipient for Washington County, PA, has been honored by Zonta International and the Sons of the American Revolution, has been named Rotarian of the Year by both her Rotary District and her Rotary club, and has received the Distinguished Service Award from The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. In September of 2016, Stephanie appeared in the publication “Women in Business” that highlighted women from a 23-county area of Pennsylvania who are making a difference.
A Rotarian since 1991, Stephanie is a member of the Rotary Club of McMurray, PA and has served Rotary as a Foundation Trustee, Chair of TRF’s Centennial Celebration Committee and member of the Atlanta RI Convention Committee, District Governor, Regional Foundation Coordinator, International Training Leader, President’s Representative, district delegate to two Councils on Legislation, and as a member of various RI Committees and in various club and district Foundation roles. She currently chairs the Strategic Planning Committee and is a Major Donor and a member of the Bequest Society of the Rotary Foundation.
Stephanie has participated in a variety of international service projects, including National Immunization Days (polio prevention) in India and Nigeria, the building of an elementary school in Vietnam, water filter installation in the Dominican Republic, and mentoring new Rotarians in the Ukraine. Securing mammography equipment and a biopsy unit for a hospital in Poland was the district-wide TRF matching grant that Stephanie coordinated with the Rotary Club of Krakow. In its commemorative book, the Rotary Club of Krakow noted Stephanie Urchick as one of the agents helping the re-birth of Rotary in post-Communist Poland. Currently Urchick is helping to partner clubs and districts in the U.S. with Rotary clubs in Kosova and Albania for humanitarian and educational service through the “Call to Kosova” initiative.