As CTL’s Marketing Manager, Stephanie works closely under Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Mike Mahanay to identify target markets and develop strategies to effectively communicate with them. Stephanie makes use of her journalism background to write well-researched and informative blog posts, newsletters and product descriptions. It’s important to Stephanie that CTL’s customers receive relevant and useful information to help them make well-informed decisions about their technology purchases. In addition, she creates marketing collateral such as signage, banner ads and sales materials and coordinates with technology writers to review CTL’s emerging products.
After receiving a BA in Journalism from the University of Georgia, Stephanie headed to the West Coast where she held positions at several Oregon and California publications. Her titles included Entertainment Editor for the Ashland Daily Tidings and Art Director for the Ventura Independent and Ventura County Reporter. She was also co-owner of Kismet Design Group, a creative services agency, for over 10 years.
When she’s not at CTL, Stephanie pursues her passions of music and astrology. She has been playing the saxophone for over 16 years and is a graduate of Portland Community College’s Professional Music Program. You can catch her playing her tenor sax in the Portland-based original soul/R&B band, Brownish Black and the Carroll Raaum Swing Orchestra. Stephanie is also a professional astrologer experienced in birth chart readings and a contributor to world-renowned astrologer, Jan Spiller’s website.