Stephanie is Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County, an organization that builds affordable houses and runs ReStore, a home improvement donation program. Prior to joining Habitat, she worked for other nonprofit organizations in the State College area including the American Heart Association and the Red Cross. Therefore, Stephanie has a great deal of experience in nonprofit communications, both spoken and written, to share with students.
As Executive Director, Stephanie engages in a wide range of communications with staff members, donors, volunteers, community members, other service organizations, and more, making her an excellent resource for students aiming for leadership roles in their future professions. In terms of writing, she composes documents including fundraising solicitations, grant proposals, and outreach materials. In terms of speaking, she delivers talks at internship fairs and to service and faith-based groups to raise funds, increase awareness, and recruit volunteers and homeowners. In addition, Stephanie also oversees hiring for Habitat, including reviewing application materials and interviewing candidates, and therefore can provide firsthand knowledge to students on strategizing their job applications.