Stephen Wanko, RPh, Director

Stephen was born and currently resides in Bayonne, NJ. He is a life long member of the RBO and a RBO director since 2010.

He is a graduate of Rutgers University College of Pharmacy. He received a NJ License to practice Pharmacy in 1977 and was employed as a Supervising Pharmacist for Pathmark Stores Inc. In 2001 Stephen left retail pharmacy to pursue a career in Drug Safety within the Pharmaceutical Industry. Currently he is employed by Pfizer Inc. as an Associate Director in the Global Drug Safety Unit.

Stephen is married to the former Deborah Carey and they have 2 children Lauren and Lindsay and son-in-law, Nicholas Petronko and grandson Landon.

Stephen is past president of Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Bayonne, NJ. Currently he serves on the church council as Church Treasurer.

He is President of the Bayonne RBO Lodge #100. He also serves on the Executive Board of the Carpatho-Russian American Citizens Club Inc. of Bayonne as the Financial Secretary.