Valerie Stephens was born and raised in Redwood Falls. She graduated from Redwood Valley High School and Mankato State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design and Construction Management, and minoring in Art.
While working as an interior designer in the metro area, Valerie also got her real estate license. After returning to Redwood Falls, she worked with Olhausen Realty and is currently working with Kerkhoff Auction & Real Estate.
Valerie and Nathan have three children, Andrew, Blake and Claire. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.