Hi, I'm Stephanie.
My passion is helping visionaries materialize big ideas through brand messaging and copy that pulse with purpose.
I believe that words are creative.
They have the power to shape reality and stir emotions. This is especially true of the words we use for the brands we love. Because, in the end, buying is an act of the heart.
I'm all heart, too.
Which is why working with me might feel more like a therapy session than a business project. I ask the deeper questions. The ones that cut to the heart of who you are, why you do what you do, and why that matters to your customers and the world. The stark and the splendor.
By listening closely, working collaboratively, and articulating with style, I'll pour the truth and beauty of what you do into every word I write.
Ready to uncover your own Stark & Splendor?
(Right this way.)
The obligatory third person bio
Stephanie is a marketing communications professional with more than a decade of experience serving clients in the hospitality, travel, food and beverage, design, real estate, not-for-profit, technology and professional services sectors. Her specialties include brand and communication strategy, public relations, and copywriting.
She graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California with a degree in broadcast journalism. Her “nose for news” landed her in the world of PR for six years. During that time she worked with internationally renowned brands such as Marriott, Westin, Viking River Cruises, and LuxuryLink.com.
In 2011 she turned her attention to brand strategy, obtaining her Masters in Marketing Communications from London’s Westminster Business School. Subsequently, she has lent her marketing savvy to brands including Pay With Bolt, 44 Farms, and Teach To Lead, amongst others.
A lover of French Bulldogs, indie magazines, and the Oxford comma, Stephanie is a wannabe yogi, everyday gourmet, and citizen of the world. Born in California to Ecuadorian parents, she's lived in Florence, Italy, London, and Durban, South Africa.