A New Mexico native, Stark has strong ties to the Four Corners area. Most recently, she served as the Financial Aid and College Entrance (FACE) Advisor at Piedra Vista High School. Since the FACE Program began in 2011, she helped high school seniors secure millions of dollars in merit based scholarships to pursue a college education. She is excited to continue helping students reach their educational and career goals at SJCHS. Prior to her career in education, Stark was a successful entrepreneur. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from New Mexico State University in 1997.