Stephanie works with individuals, families, foundations and corporations to enhance their giving in light of their goals and best practices in the field. Whether consulting on non-profit strategic plans, stakeholder engagement, funding panels or corporate social responsibility programs, Stephanie is known for her generative thinking that sparks new ideas leading to actionable results. She has nearly 20 years of experience in creating high-impact organizations.

Throughout her career, she has been an active national leader, serving on many non-profit and foundation boards and government-appointed positions. With a broad array of professional expertise in the civic sector, Stephanie is sought out particularly for her discerning yet rigorous work on equity, planning, evaluation and facilitation.

Stephanie received her bachelor’s degree from UCLA, is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) and a Certified 21/64 Advisor in multi-generational family philanthropy. She lives in Seattle with her husband, the Russian historian Douglas Smith, and a teenager.