Nadine Vargas Stewart
Soror Nadine Vargas Stewart is the 20th Mid-Atlantic Regional Director. Soror Nadine is a 30-year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, a Silver Star and a Life Member. Initiated in 1992 at the Delta Gamma chapter at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, Soror Nadine graduated with a B.S. in Business Management and an MBA in Logistics and Marketing. Currently, she is a member of the Alpha Theta Omega chapter in Raleigh, NC.
Soror Nadine has steadfastly served extensively at the chapter, regional and international levels of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ®. Soror Nadine has served as Rituals Chairman, Ivy Leaf Reporter, Anti-Basileus, and Basileus at the chapter level and served on the Finance and Bylaws committees. At the regional level, she has served on the regional conference planning committee for five years, including serving as the Regional Conference Co-Chairman for the 64th Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. From 2014 to 2018, Soror Nadine served as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinator for the Educational Advancement Foundation. During her tenure and leadership, the Mid-Atlantic Region received fundraising awards for the best medium-sized region in 2017 and 2018. Soror Nadine led a talented regional team that raised over $500,000 to benefit the Educational Advancement Foundation during her leadership term. Soror Nadine was elected twice to serve as the Mid-Atlantic Representative to the International Nominating Committee.
Soror Nadine’s service extends to civic, community and professional affiliations. As a member of the Junior League or Raleigh, Soror Nadine has spearheaded A Shipping SPREE!, their largest fundraiser for five consecutive years. In recognition of her exceptional community service, leadership and philanthropy, Soror Nadine has received several individual awards and accolades, including the 2015 Annie L. Harvey award for Outstanding Graduate Soror in the Mid-Atlantic Region and the 2020-2021 Legacy Grant Award from The Junior League of Raleigh.
Professionally, Soror Nadine worked as a supply chain consultant for Fortune 500 companies for fifteen years. While employed as a sales manager and financial planner with Nationwide Insurance, Soror Nadine managed an extensive network of agents in eastern North Carolina with $76M in sales. Currently, Soror Nadine is the CEO & president of NVS Events, a boutique special events consultancy. Her entrepreneurial expertise includes planning events and conferences throughout the North Carolina Triangle area. She is a highly respected and sought-after speaker sharing her extensive knowledge on fundraising, corporate sponsorships and partnerships, and event planning.
She is married to Dr. Clarence Stewart and they have two brilliant and beautiful daughters, Nia and Nicole.