A firm believer in lifelong learning, Stephanie enjoys expanding her knowledge base through continuing education on a wide variety of topics. Her most recently acquired degree was a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the International Academy of Design & Technology. She has also attended Middlesex University in London, the University of South Florida, Hillsborough Community College, and actively participates in a variety of online and distance learning programs.
Currently a resident of St. Petersburg in Florida’s Tampa Bay area, Stephanie has also lived in Oregon, Pennsylvania, Florida, Colorado and London, England. She owns a cozy post-war cottage where she lives with her two pups, Gypsy & Fallon, who are more popular on Instagram than their mama ever will be. A supporter of her local community, Stephanie has volunteered her time and efforts to a variety of local organizations and events including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity, and the Ronald McDonald House. While Stephanie can often be found behind the pages of a book, she also enjoys gardening, photography, cooking, exploring her community, and all things artsy.