Stephanie Bryan

Tribal Chair and CEO Poarch Band of Creek Indians

In 2014, Stephanie Bryan became part of her Tribe’s history when she became the
very first woman elected to serve as Tribal Chair and CEO for the Poarch Band
of Creek Indians. She previously served as the Tribe’s Vice Chair from 2006 until
she was elected to Poarch’s top leadership position.
During the years that Stephanie has served her Tribe, Poarch’s economy has
grown by 1000% and has become a major driver of economic growth in the State.
Nationally, Chairwoman Bryan is known as a passionate advocate for Indian
Country and serves on numerous regional and national boards. She attributes
her success in shaping policy that affects her Tribe and others to her deep and
abiding love for her people.