Chief Financial Officer
With 35 years of experience in financial, administrative, and technology management as well as fundraising and business development, Stephen Edison joins WMPC with a passion for creating positive change in the lives of children in Kent County. In addition to his illustrious professional career, Mr. Edison has served his community in such leadership roles as City Commissioner and Mayor of East Grand Rapids and as Vice President, Secretary, and Chair of committees with the East Grand Rapids Board of Education. Currently, Mr. Edison is a Board Member of the John Ball Zoo.
A graduate of the University of Virginia with a degree in Commerce, Mr. Edison has impressive expertise developing financial policies, procedures, and cost modeling, which will contribute to the overall impact and mission of WMPC. As CFO, Mr. Edison oversees all financial functions of the organization, including monitoring the newly established case rate and ensuring a balance of cost-effective programming and improved outcomes for children.