As an integral part of the leadership team, Stephanie leads the Human Resources role for the senior living, assisted living and memory care communities that Gardant manages.
With more than 20 years’ experience in senior-level human resources management and leadership within several industries including, higher education, banking and social services, Stephanie and her team at Gardant provide HR oversight and guidance for talent acquisition, employee relations, policies & procedures, training, performance management, payroll, benefit administration, and HR Information Systems.
Prior to joining Gardant in July 2021, Stephanie served as Director of HR Business Partners, Consulting and Policy at Northwestern University.
Stephanie earned a Master’s degree from the Institute of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Loyola University, Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in Personnel and Industrial Relations from the University of Cincinnati.
Her professional credentials include Senior Professional in Human Resources from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP) and Development Dimensions International (DDI).