Stephanie Perkovich Kline, recognized by the Eberly College of Business, is a 2007 Cook Honors College alumna, with a bachelor's degree in economics and mathematics. She continued her education at IUP with an MBA in 2013. She went on to earn the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business’s ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking diploma and Wharton leadership certificate. 

As a student at IUP, Kline’s econometrics research project received the Best Paper Award at the IUP Undergraduate Scholars Conference. She then presented her research at the Pennsylvania Economics Association Conference. 

Kline currently holds the position of treasurer and chief data analytics officer at S&T Bank in Indiana, PA, where she oversees the bank’s asset liability management, data analytics, and other strategic initiatives. She is active in the community serving as treasurer/secretary on the board of directors of the Indiana County Community Action Program and treasurer on the board of directors of Clymer Little League.

As an active alumna, Kline serves on the Eberly Business Advisory Council and has visited campus regularly as a classroom speaker, as well as speaking for Economics Club events. IUP economics professor Stephanie Jozefowicz describes her as having, “strong soft skills and fierce intellectual/analytical skills. She is a fantastic role model for other women working in a male-dominated profession.”