Recent Social Security Changes & Update
Stephen Richardson (SSA), Deputy Regional Communications Director, Social Security Administration
Stephen Richardson is a Deputy Regional Communications Director for the Social Security Administration (SSA) in New England. He began his career with SSA in 1982 as a claims representative in the Roxbury, Massachusetts District Office and since that time, has worked in several different management and staff positions in the Boston area. In 2005, Richardson served as a Capitol Hill Fellow and worked as a Professional Budget Analyst for the Senate Budget Committee in Washington D. C. As a Public Affairs Specialist, Richardson is responsible for coordinating the Social Security Administration’s public affairs/public information activities in the six New England states. He has been particularly active in the past 14 years spearheading the agency’s efforts to educate the American public about Social Security. A native New Englander, Richardson received a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1984 and a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts in 1999.