Stephanie Asbury Named to Covenant House Board
Stephanie Asbury, Vice President of Global Talent, Diversity and Employee Engagement at Delta Air Lines, has been elected to the Covenant House Board of Directors, which oversees programs for homeless youth in 31 cities in six countries in the United States, Canada, and Latin America.
“I am proud of Delta’s ongoing commitment to provide opportunity and hope for the homeless youth at Covenant House, and honored to be a new member of the Covenant House board,” said Stephanie. “The young people who come to Covenant House are hard-working, courageous and so resilient. When we take the time to provide homeless youth with the support, I’ve already seen that there is nothing these kids cannot achieve. I look forward continuing and increasing Delta’s support of homeless youth.”
"We are so honored to have Stephanie join our board,” said Kevin Ryan, President of Covenant House. “Every day, Stephanie, along with Delta’s leaders and employees all across the country, are helping us improve the lives of thousands of homeless kids. Delta not only provides life-saving financial support, they come to our shelters to volunteer, fund special outings, sleep out in solidarity with our kids, and so much more. As a board member, Stephanie will open even more doors of opportunity for our kids. This partnership is saving lives, and I am so grateful for Stephanie’s support.”
As Vice President of Global Talent, Diversity and Employee Engagement at Delta Air Lines, Stephanie leads the strategies that support Delta’s global organizational effectiveness, leadership development, talent acquisition, recognition and unique culture.
Stephanie has more than 15 years of human resources experience in talent management. At Delta, she serves as a member of the Corporate Diversity Council and the Human Trafficking Steering Committee.
Prior to joining Delta, Stephanie held various human resources leadership roles at Bank of America. Over the course of her tenure, she led teams responsible for recruiting, learning, leadership development, compensation, diversity, inclusion and employee relations.
As an active member of the Atlanta community, Stephanie has held board positions at several organizations, including the Atlanta Workforce Development Board. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune’s top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 313 destinations in 54 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading transatlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, London-Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, and Tokyo-Narita. Delta has invested billions of dollars in airport facilities, global products and services, and technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the ground. Additional information is available on the Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub, Google.com/+Delta, and Facebook.com/delta
CONTACT: Tom Manning, Covenant House