Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
  • M.A. in Public Administration, Concentration in Nonprofit Management, George Mason University, 2009
  • B.A. in Government and International Politics, George Mason University, 2006
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Stephanie Gryder

Manager of Diversity and Community Initiatives
News & Events
Professional Affiliations

Stephanie Gryder assists in the development and implementation of Moore & Van Allen’s diversity and inclusion efforts. In this role she works in conjunction with the MVA Diversity Committee to design strategic initiatives that foster and promote a supportive work environment. She is also responsible for identifying and promoting community investment opportunities related to pro bono and public service for both attorneys and staff.

Stephanie began her career in the Governmental Affairs Office of the American Bar Association in Washington, DC where she reported on a variety of congressional and executive activities of interest to the organized bar. She has worked in a series of public, private and nonprofit organizations including the Girl Scouts of the USA Public Policy Office, Nortel Government Solutions and Washington Resource Associates.  In 2008, she relocated to Charlotte, NC to serve as the Mecklenburg County Bar’s first Diversity Coordinator where she assisted in the recruitment, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys within the local legal market.  

Of Note

  • Leaders Under 40, Community Building Initiative, Inaugural Class
  • Leadership Development Institute, Community Building Initiative, Class VII
  • Featured on the Pro Bono Institute’s Pro Bono Happy Hour Podcast

Professional Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Women's Advisory Board Chair
  • Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Diversity Roundtable, Perspectives in Leadership Series, Chair 
  • DVA Charlotte, Member
  • Junior League of Charlotte Advocacy and Public Awareness Committee, Former Chair