An Athens native, attended the University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree. She received her law degree from Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama and further completed an environmental law program at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. Stephanie went on to work in Juneau, Alaska with The Office of the Public Defender.
Upon her return to Athens, Georgia, Stephanie practiced law and shortly thereafter made the shift to real estate sales. Stephanie was the number one residential sales agent in Georgia with a national brokerage firm, with her sales volume exceeding twenty-seven million dollars in one year. Stephanie specializes in residential and commercial condominium sales.
Stephanie is active in the community as a sponsor of the Oconee River Land Trust and the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation. Stephanie has also served as the coordinator of the Habitat for Humanity Small Projects Group and as a volunteer for the Council on Aging Adult Daycare Center and for Meals on Wheels.