Executive Council Candidate - Stephanie Paris

Stephanie Paris is a native of Chicago, IL. Her family transitioned to Garland, Texas, over thirty years ago. Stephanie attended South Garland High. Upon graduating, she attended Richland College, pursued her undergraduate studies at Louisiana Tech University, and received a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree. She earned her Master of Business Administration degree from Southern New Hampshire University.

Professionally, Stephanie is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) with diverse work experiences in supply chain and retail industries that include project management, product management, business process, business development, organizational change management, process improvement, and strategy.

Stephanie and her loving husband, Keenan, of 26 years, are proud parents of their son Kobi. They have been members of Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church for 21 years.

Since joining The Mount, Stephanie has faithfully served in a multitude of ministry capacities:

  • Children’s Church Volunteer
  • Christian Military Drill Team Leader
  • Davidic Dance Ministry
  • Dominican Republic Mission Trip | Mt. Hebron Coordinator
  • Fitness Ministry & Summer Camps
  • Hospitality Ministry
  • Kids Across America Kaleo | Mt. Hebron Coordinator
  • Prayer & Encouragement Ministry
  • Sunday School Teacher

Stephanie enjoys collaboratively connecting the right people, with the right processes, with the right perspectives, partnerships, and technologies, together to drive positive change.

In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys learning, reading, serving in the community, motiving/inspiring others, and fitness coaching/instruction, AFAA®.  She is a servant member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

Her motto: By day, I am a strategic problem solver; by heart, I educate, engage & empower communities.


Her favorite scriptures are:

  • “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
    Matthew 6:33 NIV
  • “Whatever you do, work at it will all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.”
    Colossians 3:23 NIV
  • “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your plans.”
    Proverbs 16:3 NIV