Jonathan Stevens-Garcia

Jonathan Stevens-Garcia

ASM

Jonathan Stevens-Garcia is the Chief Operating Officer for the American Society for Microbiology. In this role, he works to ensure that organizational priorities translate into clear, tangible, sustainable outcomes. He is a member of the CEO’s Direct Reports Team, and his direct reports include the Program Directors of the Academy, CPHM, Education, Meetings, Journals, and ASM Press.
 
Previous to ASM, Jonathan was SVP for Global Thought Leadership at AARP where he focused on building a network of global thought leaders to meet the challenges of global aging.
 
Before AARP, Jonathan was CIO for Family Matters of Greater Washington (FMGW); Director of the Global Futures Project at the Bertelsmann Foundation; and Policy Director for the Main Street Partnership.
 
He began his career as an epidemiologist at the CDC in Atlanta, and a math and science teacher at the Boston Renaissance Charter School in Boston.
 
He holds a B.S. in biophysics from Florida State University, an M.P.H. in epidemiology from University of South Florida, and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler School of Business.
 
In his spare time, he plays rugby, boxes, runs, rock climbs, and reads.