Lenise Stephenson is the lovely corporate wife of AT&T Inc. chairman and CEO, Randall Stephenson. Lenise and her husband have been married for over three decades, keep reading to know her top facts.
Lenise’s husband was born Randall Lynn Stephenson on April 22, 1960. The Oklahoma native has spent his career in the telephone business.
Randall received his B.S. in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma. He also holds a Master of Accountancy from the University of Oklahoma.
Randall began his career with Southwestern Bell Telephone in 1982 in Oklahoma. Stephenson’s career advanced as the company grew and expanded from its regional focus. He helped build a wireless subsidiary in Mexico City. Eventually became known as American Movil. He then was named SBC’s controller in 1996.
He served as the company’s senior exec VP and chief financial officer from 2001 to 2004. From 2004 to 2007 he served as the company’s chief operating officer. He was appointed to AT&T’s board of directors in 2005. Randall was named to his current position in 2007. Ready to meet his better half?
1. Lenise married Randall Stephenson in 1982.
Lenise married her husband when he was just an employee back in the early 80’s. She’s been an important part of his success. Since then, the couple has welcomed two children, Lenise and her husband are the proud parents of two daughters.
2. Lenise Stephenson is affiliated with University of Texas.
She is a member, Board of Visitors at University of Texas – MD Anderson Cancer Center.
3. She is a private person.
Though not much is known about Lenise Stephenson, we’ve seen her graced her husbands presence during important events such as the 2012 state dinner hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. first lady Michelle Obama in honor of French President Francois Hollande at the White House.
4. Lenise and her husband have faced controversy in the past.
In 2009 her husband was falsely reported dead after falling into a coma following a massive cocaine binge. Then in 2015, her husband was named in a lawsuit filed by an assistant at AT&T named Knyome King. King claimed that Randall helped to cover up racist texts that were sent by the then President, Aaron Slator. Eventually, the case was settled out of court.
5. She lives a wealthy lifestyle.
According to Forbes, her husband has an income that is listed as “other” of $20.66 million.