As White + Burke’s COO and senior project manager, Stephanie manages the company’s day-to-day operations and provides strategic direction to clients.

A member of the White + Burke team since 2006, Stephanie Hainley brings an acute command of organization, an eye for detail, and a keen instinct to her work. In her role as senior project manager, she carefully maps out action plans for clients and design teams; no task is too large or small, from creating timelines and presenting at board meetings to drafting permit applications and negotiating. Stephanie thrives on resolving challenges and bringing projects to a successful conclusion in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Stephanie’s projects at White + Burke include the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Radiation Oncology project, the Hannaford Supermarket in Bradford, and land development planning for SP Land Company in Killington. From 2010 to 2012, Stephanie successfully developed 4 TIF (Tax Increment Financing) districts in the State of Vermont, making her the leading author of TIF applications in the state.

Stephanie is also White + Burke’s chief operating officer. She manages the day-to-day operations of the company including internal policies, company master planning, overseeing marketing efforts, and developing office systems. She continues to build the company’s reputation as one of the best places to work in Vermont.

Stephanie is passionate about gender equality and works throughout the community to promote comprehensive, egalitarian, and modern workplace practices in Chittenden County. Stephanie holds a B.A. from the University of Vermont and an M.B.A. from Champlain College. She is a proud resident of Burlington and enjoys cooking, reading, hiking, and dancing.

Accreditations & Memberships

CCIM Certification, Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute
Leadership Champlain
– Class of 2015
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, State of Vermont
Chittenden Commercial Real Estate Association – Member
National Association of Realtors – Member
Vermont Association of Realtors – Member
Vermont Planners Association – Member


NSB Foundation – Director
Champlain College – Trustee
Northfield Savings Bank – Corporator
Leadership Champlain Alumni Committee – Member

Honors & Awards

Businessperson of the Year 2016, Main Street Alliance of Vermont
Class of 2014 Rising Star, Vermont Business Magazine

2014 Rising Star, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce

Woman of the Year 2013, Burlington Business & Professional Women

Young Careerist 2010, Burlington Business & Professional Women