Stephanie Cuskley is the Chief Executive Officer of the Helmsley Charitable Trust which aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional nonprofits and other mission-aligned organizations in the U.S. and around the world in health, place-based initiatives, and education and human services. Appointed in late 2015, she brings to her role more than 30 years of diverse management and leadership experience from both the corporate and nonprofit sectors.
Stephanie began her career as an investment banker, most recently with JPMorgan Chase, where she spent many years in leveraged finance. In 2001, shortly after the merger of JPMorgan and Chase, Stephanie led the firm’s new leadership and culture program, initially focused on the firm’s top 200 executives and subsequently expanded to all employees. More recently, from 2009 to 2015, Stephanie was CEO of NPower, a nonprofit focused on mobilizing the technology community and providing individuals, nonprofits, and schools opportunities to build tech skills and achieve their potential.
Today, Stephanie serves on the board of Aegion, Inc. She earned her B.A. from the University of Toronto and holds an MBA from Cornell University.