Stephanie Gurnsey Higgins is the diocesan development officer identifying and pursuing new sources of financial support for diocesan programs. She was raised in northern Virginia and has an undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond with majors in political science and women’s studies and a masters in organizational learning from George Mason University. She worked at the University of Richmond in the Office of the Chaplaincy coordinating the Bonner Scholar Program and later at Capital One. Stephanie enjoys reading, knitting and volunteering in the community. She is married to Rock Higgins, a priest in the Diocese of Virginia, and they have two daughters, Selah and Sojourner.