Stephenie is the Manager of Development and Donor Relations at 1871. In her role, Stephenie works to build partnerships with corporations, individuals, and grant-making organizations with the goal of expanding 1871’s impact on Chicago’s tech and entrepreneurial community. Stephenie has spent her career working with Chicago-based nonprofits to help them reach their fundraising goals. Prior to 1871, Stephenie worked with Horizons for Youth, Providence Englewood Charter School, and LIFT-Chicago. Stephenie holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.A. in Social Work from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration.