Stephanie Harris is President of the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF). In her role she directs the strategy and efforts of the IRF, an organization that funds and promotes research and education to increase understanding, effective use, and benefits of non-cash incentives for businesses globally. Prior to joining the IRF, Harris was part of the American Express Meetings & Events leadership team, leading global event strategy, thought leadership, and marketing. She started her career in incentives with Maritz, where she was VP of Brand Marketing & Strategy, and currently serves on the board of the Events Industry Council.
Harris resides in St. Louis with her husband, has four (mostly grown & on their own) children, and Labrador Retriever.