Stephanie Bean graduated in 1991 from Emery County High School, Orangeville Utah.  She moved to East Tennessee in 1994. She has a 16 year old daughter, Caroline Bean who is a sophomore at Sevier County High school.  Stephanie worked for Tennessee State Bank for over nineteen years where she was Assistant Vice President and Community Lending Officer.  Stephanie is currently employed with SmartBank where she is the Senior Branch Sales Manager and Banking Officer of the Pigeon Forge branch.  Stephanie has experience in banking sales, branch management, business development, consumer lending, finance, regulatory requirements, security, and general bank operations. Stephanie graduated from Consumer Lending School in Nashville TN, has taken many AIB banking classes and attends banking seminars.

Stephanie is a current member of the Pigeon Forge Rotary and previous board member.  She is the current Treasurer of the Pigeon Forge Hospitality and Tourism Association.  Stephanie is on the board for The Great Smoky Mountain Dance Theatre. Stephanie is Past President of the Kiwanis Northside Knoxville Club 2008-2009.