Stephen P. Link


Director of Philanthropic Services

Steve joined Cornerstone in 2021 as Director of Philanthropic Services working with individuals and non-profit organizations. Steve assists individuals exploring the role of philanthropy in their overall financial plans, and helps charitable entities build effective planned giving programs. Steve began his career in 1985 with Price Waterhouse and then spent 30 years working predominantly in the area of gift planning, assisting donors in building strong financial foundations for higher education and health care. Steve is the past Senior Philanthropic Advisor for Georgetown University where he worked for 15 years. At Lehigh University, Steve served as Director of Principal Gifts and Assistant Treasurer over a 12-year career, before being named Vice President of Advancement for St. Luke’s Hospital & Health Network. Over the past three decades, Steve served on the boards of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation, Historic Bethlehem Partnership and Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra. In addition, Steve has spoken on aspects of gift planning and endowment management for a variety of organizations. Steve earned a B.S. in Accounting & Finance, and an M.B.A. from Lehigh University; and a M.A. in European Civilization from Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium. In his spare time, Steve enjoys running, cycling and travel.

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