Stephanie Rachel Becker, 28, passed away on October 4, 2012.



She was intelligent and beautiful, inside and out. Her love and affection for family and friends permeated all her relationships and there was nothing she wouldn't do for the people she loved. Her infectious smile, contagious laugh, and charisma made everyone feel special. She was passionate and energetic, and her optimistic can-do attitude was magnetic.

Stephanie graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania (BA 2006, Annenberg School for Communication). She excelled at IBM for over six years, as a Senior Managing Consultant in IBM’s Strategy & Change practice in New York. She was directly responsible for driving business development and sales that resulted in major client signings and she helped win a $200mm smart grid energy bid. Stephanie was published in AdAge and featured as a cover story for thought leadership articles focused on new media gaming and advertising trends. While at IBM, Stephanie earned her MBA with a Finance concentration from NYU, Stern Business School in 2012. Stephanie was honored by the Jewish Heritage Programs (JHP) in 2011.



A graduate of Westhill High School (Stamford, CT), she was a Managing Editor of The Westword newspaper and a three sport Varsity Captain of tennis, track, and soccer. She was honored to represent the U.S. on an international soccer team where she competed in Europe and was aslo a winner of the Scholar-Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) Award.

She is survived by parents Jonathan & Patti, brother Michael, sister Julie, and grandmother Joan Rubenstein.

She will forever live in our hearts and through the wonderful memories she gave us.