Stevie was born in Gillette, Wyoming, and moved multiple times before settling in mid-Missouri. Her parents have retired to Arizona, but her brother has stayed close by in Kansas City. She majored in biology, with a minor in math and leadership. When not managing the recipient herd at Equine Medical, Stevie can be found hiking, kayaking, and spending time in the great outdoors. She shares her home with two fat cats named Oliver and George.