Stephen Rider

Stephen joined the Initiative Foundation as a small business coordinator in 2024. He recently moved to the St. Cloud area from Raleigh, N.C., and is passionate about building relationships, businesses and communities.

“The Initiative Foundation reflects my passion perfectly, and I am happy to have found such a great organization,” said Stephen.

Stephen has a bachelor’s degree in environmental science with a minor in business administration. He appreciates the friendliness and helpfulness of Minnesotans. In his free time, Stephen enjoys woodworking.

Contact for ...
  • Small business support
  • Small business training opportunities