Stephanie was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and raised in California’s central valley. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Communication and Linguistics and graduated with honors. Stephanie worked on campus throughout her undergraduate experience and working with incoming students and families, freshman that faced academic adversity, as a mentor and coordinator. This experience has helped Stephanie refine her communication skills and to assist clients in an empathetic and efficient manner.


In her free time Stephanie enjoys surfing, reading, and baking, but especially loves snuggling with her kitten.