As Director of Project Management and Associate General Counsel, Stephanie leads Twain’s project management team, which is responsible for negotiating, structuring, and closing Twain’s debt and equity investments across the United States and U.S. Territories. These investments utilize various federal and state programs, including historic rehabilitation tax credits, renewable energy tax credits, property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, solar financing, and ground lease financing. Stephanie is adept at recognizing and mitigating risks as well as identifying innovative solutions to unique problems. Stephanie is responsible for structuring and closing all of Twain’s securitizations and syndications related to its various business lines. In addition, Stephanie assists in raising capital for Twain’s debt and equity investments and regularly interacts with third party investors and capital providers.
Stephanie has over 13 years of experience as a tax and real estate finance professional. Prior to joining Twain Financial Partners, Stephanie was a tax credit and real estate finance attorney at Lathrop Gage LLP and Polsinelli PC where she represented equity investors, developers, lenders and allocatees in a variety of real estate and financing matters involving federal, state and local tax credit incentives, including new markets tax credits, historic rehabilitation credits and low-income housing tax credits. Prior to practicing law, Stephanie obtained her license as a certified public accountant while working at Ernst & Young, where she gained corporate and partnership taxation experience at the federal and state level.
Stephanie received her J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law and her B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Loyola University Chicago. Stephanie is licensed to practice law in Missouri.
Stephanie is a member of the Forest Park Young Friends Board and sits on the Development Committee and Women’s Committee for Forest Park. Stephanie is a member of the St. Louis Forum.