Education and Training

Stephanie believes in lifelong learning and keeping abreast of best practices in fundraising, donor relations, and marketing communications.


  • Masters of Science in Business, Executive Leadership, University of San Diego
  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, San Diego State University


Professional Certifications and Selected Training

  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) candidate (2017)
  • Universal Accreditation (APR), Public Relations Society of America
  • Certificate in Fundraising, University of Indiana School of Philanthropy
  • Planned Giving Basics, Northern California Planned Giving Council
  • Executive Learning Group, Fieldstone Foundation (San Diego)
  • LEAD San Diego


Professional Association Memberships

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
  • Development Executives Roundtable (DER)
  • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)