STEFFANIE SPARKS

Currently Business Manager at Southwestern Academy, a co-ed boarding/day college-preparatory middle & high school serving Domestic and International students at two campuses - San Marino, California & Rimrock, Arizona (surrounded by beautiful red rock canyons near Sedona), where she has enjoyed working with students and families since 2006.

Previously in specialist and analyst positions in Payroll & H.R.I.S departments for both Nestlé USA in Glendale, California (2000-2004) and Home Savings of America (1995-1999) in Irwindale, California.

Early work experience, and at various times during professional career, in hospitality as a food & drink server, forming a strong customer/client/guest service ethic which translated well to internal and external clients being served in office settings.

Co-planner for several fundraising campaigns, donation drives and charitable activities to benefit orphans in La Gloria, Mexico (south of Tijuana) from 1996-2003.

Pleased to join Crescent Gateway Association as a Director to help connect youth volunteers to serve those in need.