Prior to GPSEd, Stephanie served as Vice President of Human Resources among other training and development roles at Generac Power Systems for 16 years. During her tenure there, she helped facilitate a very innovative investment in their workforce by piloting the GPSEd (formerly Second Chance Partners) program with just 5 students. Under her leadership at GPSEd, the nonprofit has served over 1100 students and has created 100s of valued partnerships with businesses, schools and community organizations to build a critical talent pipeline and redefine success for students nationwide.
Stephanie graduated from Carroll University with a bachelor’s degree in communications and business. Outside her GPS Education Partners role, Stephanie continues to volunteer her time and talents to the needs of children and young adults by serving in various capacities within the Children’s Hospital of WI Advisory Board for Juvenile Diabetes, American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, Food Pantry, and United Way. She is the mother of 2 daughters, and in her spare time relishes time spent traveling with her family.