Stephen Pierce is the Chief of Safety and Occupational Health for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. He is also the Regional Occupational Health Center Program Manager, responsible for providing occupational health services for all districts within the South Atlantic Division.
Mr. Pierce began his federal service with the Alabama Army National Guard where he spent 9 years, to include deployments to several natural disasters and a deployment to Kuwait in 2003. He is a native of Mobile and it is where he received his college education, graduating from the University of South Alabama in 2007. Mr. Pierce is married with three children. His wife, Allison, is an Engineer with the Corps of Engineers and has served for over 15 years.
Mr. Pierce began his career in 2008 in the Mobile District as a local intern. By 2012 Mr. Pierce had become the Lead Safety and Occupational Health Specialist and Dive Safety Coordinator for the District. During this time he served on multiple National working groups assisting in the development of safety and health requirements for the enterprise, and was recognized as the subject matter expert for fall protection and prevention for the Mobile District. He is a graduate of the Mobile Leadership Development Program and has served in a temporary capacity as the Chief of Safety and Occupational Health for the Charleston District. He also deployed in 2011 in support of the Spring Alabama Tornado debris mission.
He rejoined the Mobile team in his new role upon returning from his time serving as a Safety Specialist in the Europe District. While working in Europe Mr. Pierce also completed a developmental assignment as a Project Manager for the Corps of Engineers.
Mr. Pierce is also a basketball coach, deacon, and teacher at his local church, and has served on mission to Uruguay, Nova Scotia, Czech Republic, and Thailand.