The National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is pleased to announce the addition of Stephen R. McDow II as its manager of Membership & Stakeholder Relations, effective August 14.
A native Washingtonian, McDow brings to the position over eight years of outreach and marketing experience from membership organizations and for-profit companies. Recently, he handled membership outreach and retention for the Montgomery County Medical Society (MCMS) and MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, with a primary focus on the development and execution of strategic and tactical engagement plans.
Prior to MCMS and MedChi, McDow worked on the Ward 4 City Council campaign of Dr. Edwin Powell in Washington, D.C., offering critical assistance to Powell in the development and execution of his community engagement strategy in order to promote his legislative agenda. Additionally, McDow was a key asset in the development and promotion of the campaign’s character development ballot initiative.
While serving as a committee board member at Open Table – Massachusetts, McDow led strategies that modernized the look and feel of the organization, and implemented a social media and outreach plan that continues to make a lasting impact.
Stephen and his wife, Rebecca, have been married for 13 years. Rebecca is an Army veteran currently working at the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission within the Department of Justice. The couple has two brilliant, charming, rambunctious and handsome boys they are raising in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. The McDows enjoy spending time as a family—traveling, eating food from around the world, and wine tasting.