Steph advises MDP, MHR, MS-STEP, and MURP students. She attended the University of Minnesota Duluth in Duluth, MN, with a major in Psychology and minor in Business Administration. She completed a graduate degree in College Counseling and Student Development at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN. Steph previously worked at the University of Minnesota Rochester as a Student Success Coach (academic advisor, career counselor, and pre-health advisor). Her professional work experiences in academic advising, teaching, career counseling, and event planning have led her to academic advising where she enjoys helping students define goals, build academic/life skills and connect to campus resources. When not working, she enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, watching sports and being active (hiking, kayaking, running, etc).