Agents of Change
Steven Levine is an expert in corporate and government communications, having held prominent positions in the White House and in the executive offices of major U.S. media companies.
Before co-founding Meteorite, Steven served as Vice President for Univision Communications, the leading media company serving Hispanic America. In the office of the CEO, Steven worked to transform the traditional media company into the defining entertainment, news and political advocacy brand of the Hispanic community in the United States.
Steven worked to establish Univision as the preeminent Hispanic media brand through several award-winning initiatives, including the strategy behind the company’s political and advocacy group and its social impact brand, for which he led the company’s unprecedented 2016 voter engagement initiative.
Previously, Steven served as the White House Associate Director of Communications under President George W. Bush. In this role, Steven was responsible for executing every single presidential media event held on White House grounds. Events he ran included the presidential addresses to the nation on the troop surge in Iraq and the 2008 global financial crisis, as well as the president’s farewell address.
Under Steven’s counsel, the White House changed a longstanding policy and began utilizing the White House itself to call attention to policy priorities. Steven highlighted the President’s historic AIDS relief effort by draping the building in a 30-foot AIDS ribbon, and underscored the Administration’s initiative to promote breast cancer awareness by illuminating the White House in pink.
Steven has also worked for NBC Universal, developing marketing and production strategies for NBC News, MSNBC, and the Today Show. His work has been the subject of articles in the New York Times, Politico, the Wall Street Journal and Forbes.
Steven holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the New York University Stern School of Business where he served as President of his MBA class and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from New York University, where he graduated magna cum laude.
Stephen Massey is a social entrepreneur with more than 15 years experience in senior management positions, both in the U.S. and abroad. His experience ranges from founding a non-profit policy organization to leading a diverse and complex programmatic portfolio at a major operating foundation.
Most recently, Stephen was founder & principal of Massey Consulting Inc., which specialized in strategic communications and public relations for a range of high-profile non-profit clients, corporations, and philanthropists, including the Clinton Foundation, the Opportunity Institute, Emerson Collective, the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Univision, among others.
Previously, Stephen served as Associate Director at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, an independent private operating foundation focused on health policy and communications. In this role, he was responsible for managing integrated social marketing, communications and community mobilizing campaigns across a range of top media and private sector partners, as well as cultivating relationships and raising funds from other foundations, health departments and community organizations.
This included strategic direction and day-to-day management support for three major initiatives: (1) Greater Than AIDS – a national movement across multiple media, corporate and community partners; (2) GYT: Get Yourself Tested – an Emmy-award winning sexual health campaign with MTV, CDC and Planned Parenthood; and, (3) ¡Entérate! – a Peabody-award winning campaign with Univision on health issues.
Previously, he directed the Global Media AIDS Initiative, and developed social marketing campaigns with non-governmental and media partners in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Caribbean.
Between 1999-2000, Stephen served as a White House National Security Fellow, focused on human rights and social development issues in Russia and Eurasia.