Steven Carfagno

Director of Philanthropy

Steve CarfagnoSteve has been a member of Defenders staff since 2013. Steve works closely with the philanthropists and other supporters in the northeast, mid-Atlantic and mid-west who make Defenders’ work possible. Before joining Defenders, Steve worked as a political consultant to Sen. Mark Begich’s (AK) 2014 reelection campaign, then-Congressman Chris Murphy’s (CT) successful 2012 senate campaign, and a number of local and national PACs. In 2011, Steve served as the Legislative Correspondent in the Washington, DC Office of Congressman John Carney (DE). From 2007 to 2010 Steve worked on gubernatorial and congressional political campaigns in Delaware.  Steve has a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in History from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.

When he’s not working, Steve enjoys hiking with his Treeing Walker Coonhound and rooting for the Philadelphia 76ers.