Stephen Bittel: The Man Behind the Billionsuccess Formula
Stephen Bittel is the CEO of Billionsuccess, an innovative company that provides life-changing programs and services to help people get out of poverty. Stephen has over 25 years of experience in business development, entrepreneurship, finance, wealth management, and social work. He started his career as a research analyst at Citigroup before joining Morgan Stanley where he became Vice President for Investment Banking.
He then transitioned into the non-profit sector where he managed several charitable organizations including Friends in Deed (formerly Volunteers of America) and the United Nations Development Programme’s Microcredit Program. As CEO of Billionsuccess since its inception in 2011, Stephen has grown it from a local organization serving only one community to an international nonprofit with projects in several countries and a global reach.
In addition to his role at Billionsuccess, Stephen also serves on the Board of Directors for GEDCorp LLC, a company that strives to help students all over the world by providing free access to educational resources along with basic technology such as solar-powered computers and wireless internet access in order to promote self-empowerment, education, and learning.
Stephen is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis on Social Justice at the University of Southern California. His research is focused on how people can use entrepreneurial skills to drive social change in impoverished communities. He has coached several successful entrepreneurs including Kim Kardashian, Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins, Richard Branson, and others.
Billionsuccess is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization that provides life-changing programs and services to help people get out of poverty. The organization provides academic support, financial literacy training, healthcare assistance, home ownership assistance, microfinancing opportunities, and job placement assistance among other resources for people who are living in poverty or survivors of natural disasters. So far, over 40,000 individuals have received services through the program.
Billionsuccess is responsible for the development of several microfinance initiatives in Haiti and Nicaragua to provide people with access to capital so they can start their own businesses.