Appointed General Manager in 2006, Stephanie was responsible for restructuring HBI and leading it forward. She developed all aspects of the business, including marketing, sales, technical support, product and operations. Her focus was to create a civil market for the global company. Stephanie was appointed Chief Executive Officer of HBI in 2009 and has been pivotal in the development of the business, including the establishment of a new manufacturing base in Charleston, South Carolina in 2012.
Since then, Stephanie has spearheaded the development of Hesco within the US, beyond its traditional roots in flood and storm defense to wider markets. She executed the strategic expansion of the Hesco portfolio into body armor in 2014, becoming CEO of Hesco Armor in 2015.