Stephanie Carper is the Director of Development at Openlands and works with individuals and institutions interested in advancing Openlands’ mission. She oversees all aspects of fundraising, which includes individual, foundation, corporate, and event giving. Prior to joining Openlands, Stephanie served as the Manager of Major and Planned Gifts for Ronald McDonald House Charities where she strengthened RMHC’s individual giving program. She began her career in higher education fundraising and has worked for Loyola University Chicago, Northwestern University, and DePaul University among others. Stephanie holds a bachelor of arts in journalism and mass communication from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master of business administration from Loyola University Chicago.