Janine Stephens Hale serves as Chief Operating Officer of The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness. Her wealth of experience includes over 10 years in fund development, operations, marketing and communications, and events management. Her talents and leadership have helped grow the success of organizations in the local Madison Community including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County where she most recently served as Chief Development Officer, helping to expand the Club across three locations over her nine year tenure. Janine also served as Chief Operating Officer of Building Brave, a non-profit women’s empowerment platform. Janine has served on many community committees to further the mission of agencies serving youth and families in Dane County. A Milwaukee native, Janine presently serves on the Board of Edgewood High School, and is an active and proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the largest African American women’s organization in the world.