Stephen A Shackleford

Head Of Creative at SEI

Stephen A Shackleford has an extensive work experience spanning over several decades. Currently, they hold the position of Head of Creative at SEI since June 2020. Prior to this, they worked as an Advisor at Liminal Consulting from January 2019.

Stephen has also worked at Clarivate as the Principal UX Designer from November 2019 to May 2020.

Before that, they had a long tenure at Vanguard, where they held various roles and made significant contributions. Stephen A served as the Senior Manager Vanguard Marketing Strategy & Planning from July 2017 to December 2018, leading the company's marketing evolution across multiple business areas. Stephen A also held the positions of Head of Retail Customer Experience from October 2014 to July 2017, Head of Retail Design from October 2008 to October 2014, Head of User Experience from September 2001 to October 2008, and Head of Institutional Design from June 1997 to September 2001.

Additionally, Stephen worked as the Managing Partner at Argotgroup from May 2006 to May 2014, where they collaborated closely with clients to provide strategic communication solutions. Stephen A was also a Partner at SKDP Design Partners from May 2001 to May 2005, a strategic communications firm specializing in visual communications.

Furthermore, Stephen has experience in academia as an Adjunct Professor at Temple University from September 2000 to September 2002 and at Moore College of Art and Design from September 1998 to September 2000.

Their career began at Allemann Almquist & Jones, where they worked as a Senior Design Associate from October 1991 to May 1996. Stephen A also co-founded Paone Shackleford Design, where they served as a Partner from May 1996 to May 1997.

Overall, Stephen A Shackleford has demonstrated a diverse range of expertise and leadership across various organizations throughout their career.

Stephen A Shackleford attended Temple University from 1984 to 1988, where they earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Design.


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  • Head Of Creative

    June, 2020 - present

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