Stephanie Block earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Bradley University. She served in a public relations role for Porter Novell, American Physical Therapy Association, and Georgetown University. Stephanie transitioned into the fields of alumni relations and annual giving while at the School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland. She went on to the School of International Service at American University where she directed alumni engagement efforts. While at American, Stephanie earned a Master of Public Administration degree at the School of Public Affairs.