Stephen Auth

Stephen Auth, Lumen Board Member

Stephen Auth is a member of the Regnum Christi movement, and sits on the National Board of the Lumen Institute which he helped found in New York City.  He has participated in missions in Mexico, and with his wife, Evelyn, has run the on-going Regnum Christi/Lumen mission in NYC for eight years.  He and Evelyn also lead an unofficial tour of the New York’s Metropolitan Museum oriented around the role of art in man’s quest to know God. 

Professionally, Steve serves as Chief Investment Officer of Federated Global Equities, as well as Executive Vice President of Federated Investors.  He leads a team of more than 110 portfolio managers, analysts, and traders who manage Federated’s $50+ billion in domestic and international equity and multi-asset investment products.  Steve has over 32 years of investment experience with Federated and previously, Prudential Investments.  Steve graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Princeton University.  He received his master’s degree in business administration, with High Distinction, from Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar and a Loeb Rhodes Fellow.  He is also a chartered financial analyst. Steve is a frequent guest and guest anchor on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV, a member of The Economic Club of New York and The New York Society of Security Analysts, and serves on the Board of the American University of Bulgaria. He is a member of the Vatican’s committee on the Laudato Si Working Group at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. He has been featured twice in Barron’s, and is a member of their annual “Barron’s Outlook” panel.

Steve has previously published one book, The Ten Years’ War, a revisionist history of the period just prior to the American Revolution.  He hopes to publish later this year his second book, “Delivered by Grace”, about the New York City mission he oversees with Evelyn. Other book projects on his list include “Street Apologetics:   The 25 Most Frequent Excuses for Avoiding Confession and What to Say About Them”, “Man’s Search for God:  A History of Art through the Prism of Faith”, and “The Monday Night Group:  Reflections from Men Helping Men Find God.”