Stephanie is a native to Santa Cruz County and has resided in Monterey County since 2006. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from CSU, Chico in Criminal Justice in 2001 and previously worked for Monterey County as a Probation Officer for 6 years assigned to Court Investigations and Special Services. During her tenure there, she also obtained her Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University in 2011.
Currently, Stephanie is a registered tax preparer with the Internal Revenue Service and State of California and is committed to renewing her continuing education annually so as to conform to the highest level of professionalism. Stephanie has further completed training in data analytics, which assists in conducting forensic analysis and fraud investigations. She is also studying to complete a certificate or degree in forensic accounting/fraud.
Stephanie is further committed to giving back to her community where she has proudly served as an advocate with the Monterey County Rape Center since November 2016. Stephanie also performs pro-bono accounting services for a local non-profit organization.
In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys travelling locally and abroad to Ireland, spending time with friends and family, enjoying local cuisine from local restaurants and wineries, and running in her spare time.