Stephanie Koehler

Social Media Marketing Advisor

Marin SBDC

About Me:

Stephanie founded SAKinterMedia with a broad and varied background in Public Relations, Promotions, Marketing, Traditional + New Media Strategy, Leadership Program Development, and Fundraising from all across the country. Armed with over 25 years of experience with promoting everything from Musicians + Movies to marketing Organic Salad + Museums; leading multi-million fundraising campaigns; managing successful non-profits; and training the leaders of tomorrow — her experience is unparalleled. With a background in political strategy, she is a master at moving public opinion and has served as a communications adviser to many local and state political campaigns.

Her career has also been focused on place-making and economic development as well as small business development and support. She currently serves at the Executive Director of the Downtown Novato Business Association where she oversees the marketing of the downtown shopping district which contains over 400 restaurants, retailers, breweries, wineries, and service providers, and serves as an advisor with the Small Business Development Center at Dominican University.

Having served as assistant to the singer, Linda Ronstadt – she developed an expertise in personal branding as well as media and public relations on the local, national and international level. Additionally, her background in developing Leadership Programs at prestigious schools such as The Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, Cornell University, and Wells College in New York have positioned her as an expert in the area of leadership training from youth all the way to corporate America. She is a dynamic speaker — active at colleges + universities and offers communications seminars to for-profit + non-profit businesses.

A writer, columnist, and photographer, Stephanie is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines nationwide. She attended the University of Vermont and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.

Expertise: Marketing Marketing Storytelling Rebranding Social Media