Stephanie Battaglino

As the founder and owner of Follow Your Heart, LLC Stephanie is an internationally recognized speaker, workshop, trainer, and consultant focused on creating transgender inclusive workplaces by helping organizations move from “policy to practice” with respect to their workplace transition guidelines and corporate diversity & inclusion policies, evolving the narrative with regard to the rapid emergence of the gender continuum and the broadening nature of gender expression.

In addition to her Board position for PFLAG National, Stephanie has also served on the Boards of the following organizations: the LGBT Community Center of New York and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF). She is also a long-standing member of the Transgender Advisory Committee of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates. As a Corporate Vice President at a major New York-based financial services company, Stephanie has over 35 years of corporate experience in marketing and communications.

Stephanie holds a BA in Communication from the University of Delaware and an MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is also a graduate of the prestigious UCLA Anderson School of Management’s LGBT Leadership Institute. She resides in Cliffside Park, NJ with her fiancée, Mari.