Koren Stevenson is an attorney with fifteen years’ experience in program administration, quality control, compliance, and investigations prior to joining CEI’s management team after moving to the Bay Area in 2017. She began her government career with the US Department of Agriculture as a USDA/1890 National Scholar and completed rotations in the national office, a regional office, and a state field office. While at USDA she worked with the Program Accountability Division of the nation’s largest nutrition assistance program. She was a member of the team that received the Secretary’s Honors Award in 2007 for their work in reducing the national payment error rate. She left USDA to begin her legal career as a criminal prosecutor in New York City. In addition to her experience with USDA, Koren is also well versed in Title II and Title XVI of the Social Security Act, having handled social security claims. She has also reviewed appeals arising out of termination of Medicaid benefits.
The policy analysis and research skills she has acquired in a variety of government and business settings serve her well in her role leading CEI’s many compliance and contracting functions. She is excited about working with CEI and serving East Bay seniors.
Prior to joining CEI, Koren was a private practice attorney in Washington, DC. Koren received her Juris Doctor degree at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, and a Bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University. Koren lives with her family in Oakland and loves exploring the Bay area in her free time.