Author, Speaker, Mentor, Business Branding, Etiquette Coach
Born in Philadelphia, Stephanie Fleetwood is a visionary who constantly has “Georgia on Her mind.” Although her first love is serving, she has well-rounded attributes in various fields. Along with numerous world travels some of her clients included Donna Karan, Bill Blass, and she also was the first African American Fit Model for Calvin Klein. Stephanie also worked alongside of Will Smith in his number one hit video “Summer Time” which premiered on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. After signing with Elite Model Management she ventured to Italy where she modeled for the late Gianni Versace in a worldwide high fashion marketing campaign. During her 4-year employment with Versace, Stephanie learned the fine art of European Formal Dining and Entertaining. During her 20-year professional modeling career, she has appeared in over 100 magazines worldwide along with appearances on ABC, NBC, BET, QVC and CNN television broadcasts. Stephanie attended Durham Business College in North Carolina where she studied Fashion Merchandising.
In 1999 Stephanie developed “Etiquette Excellence”, a 28-week professional development curriculum designed for adults in need of self-enhancement. Since its’ inception she has developed several programs under the EE umbrella for youth, including Etiquette Rules Kids, Kids and Finances, Modeling for Kids and Teens programs which are currently being taught in schools and business across the South-East Region. Stephanie serves as a vendor for the City of Atlanta, and Gwinnett County, a Founding Board Member of Wesley International Charter Academy in South Atlanta, Member of the Minority Female Black Enterprise, Advisory Board Member for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a graduate of the NxLevel Entrepreneur Training Institute. Stephanie is married to Kevin Fleetwood and has 2 children, and 4 stepchildren.