Stephanie Elliott Hess is the Deputy Administrative Director of the Supreme Court of Ohio. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio as well as the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio. In addition to serving as the Immediate Past President of the National Association for Court Management (NACM), Stephanie is also a member of the International Association for Court Administration, the Ohio Association for Court Administration, the American Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Columbus Bar Association. Additionally, she serves as a faculty member for the National Center for State Courts, Institute for Court Management and is a member of the board for the National Center for State Courts. Prior to joining the Supreme Court of Ohio, Stephanie worked for the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas – General Trial Division for eleven years as a bailiff and then as the Director of Human Resources for the court. She received her Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate, both from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.