Stephanie was named a Deputy Commissioner of the Texas Dept of Banking on 1999. Previously she served seven years as Director of Special Audits and Accounting for the Dept, and was responsible for the non-bank supervision programs which include the licensing, regulation and supervision of funeral contract providers, perpetual care cemeteries, and money service businesses (MSBs). She is also responsible for overseeing the Policy Development, Administrative Services, Legal and the Private Child Support Enforcement sections of the agency. Stephanie is a CPA and has 28 years of experience in the accounting and audit fields. She is also a graduate of Texas A&M University where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.