Stefanie Schaeffer

first gained national recognition when she won "The Apprentice." As part of the responsibility of her victory, she worked with the Trump Organization in the Dominican Republic and concurrently served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Trump International Hotel and Tower in Las Vegas. Her beauty and success as the winner of "The Apprentice" put her on the list of TV Guide's most beautiful reality stars. She has since become a sought after television host, commentator and spokesperson.

Stefanie, a trial attorney by trade, has also been a special correspondent for TV Guide Channel and she hosted a webisodic series, "Know Your Rights," in which she enlightened viewers about ways to use the legal system to resolve everyday issues. She hosted "Search Party" and was a judge and coach on "B Girl." She also hosted a TV show entitled "The Hidden Jewels of Golf." Golf has definitely become a passion of Stefanie's and she plays in many major celebrity pro-am tournaments. In addition to being an avid golfer, she enjoys snow and water skiing, tennis and cooking. Stefanie was also a regular contributor to USA Radio Network's nationally syndicated morning show Daybreak USA and to Fabulously40.com in addition to many guest hosting stints on The Golf Channel, Miss USA and more.

A native Californian, she hails from a family of entrepreneurial New Yorkers. Stefanie graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a double major in English and Psychology and a minor in Communications. She went on to attend the prestigious SCALE program at Southwestern University School of Law, where she graduated with her Juris Doctor degree in just two years, one year ahead of schedule. She then worked as a law clerk for United States District Court Judge Ronald S.W. Lew in Los Angeles before making her mark as an attorney. Los Angeles Magazine recognized her as a Super Lawyers Young Rising Star in both 2006 and 2007, placing her in the top 2.5% of all lawyers in the state. Most recently she was General Counsel and Director of Human Resources for Imperial Toy, LLC. while continuing to pursue her desire to continue her motivational speaking engagements and television opportunities.

Stefanie is a charismatic, articulate and inspiring speaker with compassion and insight regarding business, specifically networking, the importance of etiquette in business, and life focus techniques. She regularly fills the demand to speak to and with businesses and professional organizations and women's groups throughout the United States. She is launching a new program called "Strut Your Stuff" which will include a book about achieving business success based on her 10 Principles of Networking.

A major proponent of charity involvement, Stefanie is currently serving as a spokesperson for the Autism Society of America, has worked on their behalf on Capitol Hill and will be hosting a new web based show on Autism Live. She is also working with Doug Flutie and Kenny Anderson to help them further their efforts to fight autism. She is a national spokesperson for the American Cancer Society, works with Physicians for Peace in underprivileged parts of the world and supports the Susan B. Komen Foundation and other non-profit organizations that fight cancer and that work on behalf of children.