Stephanie Bays is director of Grant Operations for Lexipol. As the Grant Manager for the Dallas County Juvenile Department, she directed a team in developing, writing, and managing pre- and post-award grant processes, securing approximately $2.1 million for the department and over $1 million in federal funding for the county over the course of her tenure. In addition to juvenile justice, Stephanie’s funding experience includes Career and Technical Education (CTE), Diversion programming, and Human Trafficking. She also has experience implementing best practices in grant making, contract monitoring and spending under the advisement of a community board. Stephanie holds a master’s degree in Public Administration.