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Stephanie Nichols

Grants Management System Administrator
Supporting Ascendium’s grants management platform and general technological process improvements.

Stephanie Nichols is the grants management system administrator. Her responsibilities include applying technology solutions to support Ascendium’s grantmaking; maintaining, updating and training on technical systems; and creating reports and materials. She joined the organization in 2009.

Prior to joining the Education Philanthropy team at Ascendium, she worked as a project assistant for college access advising. She has also held positions in marketing with Madison Investment Advisors, LLC and The University Bookstore. Outside of Ascendium, Stephanie serves on the board of the Royal Oaks School Community Organization.

Raised in Wisconsin, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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