< 2021 Forum Speakers

Stephen Giordano

Stephen is the President and Founder of Day One Group, which specializes in leadership development and organizational transformation through talent management, skills-based training and the dynamics of interpersonal skills in management.

 Stephen is a sought-after trainer and speaker who designs and delivers workshops and keynote talks in the areas of Communication Skills, Consultative Selling Skills, Presentation Skills, Coaching, Customer Service, Employee Retention, Team Building, Trainer Mastery and Management Strategies. 

Stephen’s work has significant impact. His extensive experience training and coaching executives and managers has been recognized and sought after by companies including Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, UBS, Weight Watchers, and Spotify. Stephen specializes in helping people to realize their professional and personal goals and is often involved in larger organizational transformation while coaching senior members. Stephen’s work outside the private sector with the religious community, such as the Archdiocese of New York, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious, the Sisters of Life, and The Given Institute, focuses on communication skills, as well as the dynamics of interpersonal relationships, and how these can be applied to the religious life. 

Prior to founding his own company, Stephen led a training organization that serviced Fortune 100 & 500 clients. During that time, he hired, managed, trained, and developed both internal staff members, as well as independent consultants. He was also responsible for 50% of the organization’s sales. Throughout his career, Stephen has spent many years working in higher education as a guest lecturer, an administrator, and an athletic coach. 

Stephen is an honorary citizen of Boys’ Towns of Italy and is Vice Chair the Board of the Elinor Martin Residence in New Rochelle, NY. He also serves as a trustee of the Board of Directors of his town recreational baseball league. 

Stephen resides in Eastchester, New York with his wife Libby and their seven children.