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Stephanie Nichols

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

Stephanie Nichols is Ascendium’s 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 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

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

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