Stephanie Reisner is the President/CEO of GPS Education Partners. Her passion is to advance work-based learning and increase equitable access to high-demand career pathways for ALL students. Her efforts to strengthen connections between business and educators ensure that the next generation of our workforce thrives as members of strong communities.Stephanie graduated from Carroll University with a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Org Development, and Business. Prior to GPS Ed, she served as VP of Human Resources at Generac Power Systems for 16 years. While there, she piloted and advanced the innovative GPS Education Partners work-based learning model. Under her leadership, the nonprofit experienced significant growth in the education and technical fields, while continuing to expand its reach nationwide. GPSEd currently serves over 1100 students, partnering with businesses, schools, and community organizations. Stephanie uses her industry expertise to champion students underserved by traditional education. She leads her team to design and execute high-quality work-based learning programming, with an ever-expanding ecosystem of education, business, and community partnerships serving ALL students. Stephanie has been a speaker at national conferences, including regional industry, education, and workforce conferences. She was a featured speaker at ACT Workforce Summit, Close-It Summit, and a panelist at SXSW EDU.