Stephen Whyte (BA '97, MPA '04)
Vice President, Communications & Celebrations - BYU Alumni Association

Stephen is the former president of the BYU Student Alumni Association (1996-1997). Currently, he is the CEO of Strategic Connections, LLC, a full-service PR firm. As Assistant Professor and PR Program Coordinator in the Communication Department at Utah Valley University, Stephen was recently recognized with the 2013 Presidential Award for Engagement, and received the 2012 National PRSSA Outstanding Faculty Adviser Award out of 300 universities. 

Previously, Stephen worked in an international public relations firm in Manhattan, as a country specialist in the International and Government Affairs Office of the LDS Church in Washington, D.C., and as Assistant Director of BYU School Relations.

Stephen is married to Roxane Olsen, who is also a former BYU Student Alumni President, and they have five children. He received a bachelor's degree in Political Science from BYU in 1997 and an MPA in 2004. He is a returned missionary and has served as a Stake Young Men’s President and as a counselor in four bishoprics over the past ten years.