Stephanie DeFreese

2015 Young Professional Champion

In addition to working for Blue Cross Blue Shield and being a mother of five, Stephanie DeFreese is constantly volunteering and giving back to the community. Stephanie serves on multiple boards and spends her spare time volunteering for a wide variety of organizations, including Edventure Children’s Museum, Leadership SC, Columbia Interfaith Basketball League, St. John Neumann, the Junior League, the American Heart Association and more. Stephanie has inspired many young professional to join her in serving the community and even gets her children involved in serving as well. It has been said by many that her giving spirit is contagious.

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