Author, Educator and Entrepreneur
Stedman Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates and delivers his identity message nationally and internationally to businesses, corporations, professional associations, government and civic organizations, and colleges and universities. His message is driven by the “Nine Step Success Process,” which supports identity leadership development. Graham has authored 11 books, including two New York Times bestsellers, “You Can Make It Happen: A Nine-Step Plan for Success” and “Teens Can Make It Happen: Nine Steps to Success.” His latest release, “Identity: Your Passport to Success,” was a Wall Street Journal Bestseller. He is also the co-author of the “The Ultimate Guide to Sports Marketing.” Graham served as a former professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, where he taught management strategy and leadership and is a former adjunct professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He has worked with many notable corporations and institutions, including Gulfstream Aerospace, Harvard Business School, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Lenovo and Merrill Lynch. He has built relationships and offered seminars with international corporate interests as well, including Kraft/Mondolez in Turkey, the Reignwood Group in China and Pengrowth Oil in Canada. Graham served in the United States Army and played basketball professionally in the European League.