Stephanie Tipton

Stephanie Tipton
Deputy Chief Integrity Officer
City of PHiladelphia

Stephanie Tipton is the Deputy Chief Integrity Officer for the City of Philadelphia. As part of the Mayor’s Office for the City of Philadelphia, the Office of the Chief Integrity Officer is responsible for promoting honesty, transparency, and integrity in government operations. Ms. Tipton has been with the City of Philadelphia since 2006. Prior to her current role, she served as the Director of the Public Works and Special Services Units in the City’s Procurement Department. In this capacity, she oversaw the bidding and contract process for the City’s public works and concession contracts, as well as, the City’s inventory, surplus disposal and inspection operations. Prior to her time with the Procurement Department, Ms. Tipton served as a Deputy Finance Director leading the City’s Contract Legislation Unit. The Contract Legislation Unit is responsible for monitoring City and business compliance with local mandates related to professional services contracts, procurement, and campaign finance. During her time in the Finance Department, Ms. Tipton also led the City’s internship and fellowship programs. Ms. Tipton has also served as an Assistant Managing Director with the City of Philadelphia and as a coordinator for the Educational Advisory Task Force under Mayor Street.

Prior to her time with the City of Philadelphia, Ms. Tipton spent five years with City Year Greater Philadelphia, an AmeriCorps program focused on keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. Ms. Tipton also previously served as a member of City Year Greater Philadelphia’s advisory board and as Chair of their Alumni Board.

Ms. Tipton holds a Masters in Education from Temple University with a concentration in Urban Education Policy and Research and a Bachelors of Science in Broadcasting and English Literature from the University of Miami (FL). She is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the inaugural cohort of Leading for Change fellows – a public-service fellowship program at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.