Stephanie moved to the Tampa Bay area from rural New Jersey in 1973, straight out of high school. She was an owner/manager of a National Fast Food Franchise for over 20 years, providing and understanding the value of excellent customer service in all aspects of business. Real estate enables Stephanie to mix business with her passion and having been in the industry, in the Greater Tampa Bay area since 1984, she is very familiar with all the different areas that Hillsborough County, and beyond, has to offer. She knows that buying real estate is one of the biggest investments people may make in their lifetime and understands that it can be a very exciting, as well as, stressful time. Stephanie strives for excellent customer service and to be attentive to her customers needs and prompt in answering any questions or concerns her clients may have in the buying and/or selling process. In addition, she has an SFR certification (Short Sale, Foreclosure Resource Certification and CHS (HAFA Certified) She is the mother of 3 (not including her dog) and the grandmother of 12 and loves to play cards with her grandkids and walk in the woods with her dog.