Stephenie Larsen

Stephenie Larsen is the Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Encircle; an LGBTQ+ resource center bringing life-affirming therapy, programming, and services to LGBTQ+ youth, families and communities. Encircle currently has locations in Provo, Salt Lake City, and St. George, with plans for continued expansion.

Stephenie has been recognized at the 2017 Human Rights Campaign Awards, the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, and was awarded the Silicon Slopes Community Hero Award in 2018. She was named one of eleven UpStanders by Starbucks Coffee, recognizing her as an example of what it means to have courage in today’s America.

Stephenie is a Brigham Young University graduate, with degrees in Family Sciences & Law. While practicing in Washington D.C., she represented abused and neglected children on Capitol Hill. Stephenie and her husband Mitch have six children and live in Orem, Utah. Stephenie prefers the pronouns she/her.

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