Stephanie started with Ruff Start Rescue in Fall of 2023 as a part-time Grant Writer. Stephanie has a degree in Community Development and completed her Masters in Business Administration in 2020, she has years of grant writing and fundraising experience and is inspired by the opportunity to work for an organization that couples her skills with her care for animals. She was first introduced to Ruff Start through her work at the City of Princeton and when her best friend adopted two dogs in a few months from the rescue.
Stephanie lives in Becker with her two teenage daughters, their family Bichon, Luna and horse, Brandy. Stephanie enjoys golfing, gardening and traveling when she’s not working or transporting her daughters to and from their activities.