Dr. Stephen Towns, DSL, MDiv, PMP, CSM | Director Project and Program Management
Stephen Towns is the Director of Project and Program Management for Magellan of Virginia. Previously, Stephen served as the Senior IT Iteration Manager, and Product Owner/Scrum Master, responsible for all leadership and Agile Scrum ceremonies for Magellan’s digital product development, eRebate Migration, and FirstIQ application.
With over 15 years of experience in the healthcare field, he is proficient in project and program management, healthcare analytics, customer innovation and delivery management, also excelling in the financial, transportation and manufacturing industries.
Stephen recently graduated from Regent University, School of Business and Leadership earning his Doctorate in Strategic Leadership with a concentration in Healthcare Leadership. Stephen’s final project requirements centered on “The Need for Psychological Safety in Today’s Multicultural Healthcare Environment.”
Stephen has a Master of Divinity degree and Master of Arts in Christian Education from the Samuel Dewitt School of Theology at Virginia Union University. Stephen takes pride in his cultural competency and proudly demonstrates servant leadership methodologies.
Recently, Stephen has become an advocate for removing the stigma of mental illness in under-served communities. This involves empowering people to take ownership of their health, sharing information on available services and, bringing awareness to churches. In his downtime, Stephen very much enjoys travelling with his wife, and spending time with their grandchildren.