Stefanie Thornburgh

Stefanie Thornburgh is an Associate Director for the Corporate Work Study Program at Cristo Rey. She specializes in curriculum development as well as teaching our students the foundations of what it takes to be successful in any career!


Stefanie has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s degree in Education from Ball State University. She is a certified teacher with extensive classroom experience and a wealth of knowledge in the school system. Prior to education, Stefanie was a Corporate Sales Director with a stellar track record in the full sales cycle, professional development and customer service. Her career passions have always been focused on equitable education. She feels that every child needs, deserves and has a right to the resources they need to be successful in education.


“I feel incredibly honored and humbled to be a part of this remarkable organization. I want to help in the movement of creating an educational environment that caters to students of all kinds and develops their educational experience accordingly. No matter what a student’s background, language, race, economic profile, gender, learning capability, disability or family history, each student has the opportunity to get the support and resources they need to achieve their educational goals.”


Stefanie is an avid reader and considers herself a lifelong learner. She is constantly craving and digesting information around her to make herself better in the process. She is usually spending any spare time that she has at home with her cat and dog or at the beach reading a book.

Stefanie Thornburgh

Associate Director of CWSP