Stephanie founded SAKinterMedia and is 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.
She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Downtown Business Association in her hometown of Novato, California. Having served as assistant to 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 also 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. A writer, columnist and photographer, Stephanie is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines nationwide. She attended the University of Vermont and holds a bachelors degree from the University of Maryland.