Stephanie Escobar


Stephanie earned a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish & Latin American Studies from Lake Forest College and an Associate degree in Addictive Behaviors from the College of Lake County. She then pursued a Master’s in Jurisprudence in Children’s Law & Policy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Continuing her academic journey, she obtained a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Dominican University, becoming licensed as a Social Worker and certified as an Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) in Illinois.

Currently, she serves as the Police Social Worker for the Mundelein Police Department, where she also act as the K9 handler for the department’s first comfort dog. Previously, she held positions at the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office as a Victim Specialist, the Lake County Health Department as the Project Coordinator for the A Way-Out Program, and Nicasa Behavioral Health as a Clinical Supervisor.

Inspired by the cultural heritage of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, her family background drives her dedication to serving diverse communities. Having lived in Lake County her entire life, she deeply understands and cherish our local community. Additionally, she is a graduate of Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, an all-girls high school, where she cultivated her sense of service and leadership. Through her various roles and experiences, she strives to make a positive impact and foster a sense of belonging for all residents.