Stephanie Schlesinger has more than a decade of experience leading, managing and executing a broad range of communications and marketing initiatives. She currently serves as the Marketing Team Lead for HawkPartners.
Prior to joining HawkPartners, Stephanie served as the director of communications and marketing for a large fintech trade association based in Washington, DC. There, she managed broad communications campaigns with member organizations, including all major credit bureaus and other privately held companies. In this role, Stephanie worked with member organizations to ensure proper consumer resources and adherence to industry best practices. She also and publicized anti-fraud and consumer protection efforts, and created and executed attendance marketing strategies for annual events that were major revenue drivers for the association.
Stephanie began her career at several large public relations agencies in New York City, including Ruder Finn and Marina Maher Communications. During her time at these agencies, she managed global communications campaigns for pharmaceutical, biotech, and financial services organizations. In so doing, she helped lead campaigns for corporate responsibility initiatives, spokesperson launches, media days, press conferences and large-scale events and sponsorships. Stephanie has a BA from American University in Public Communications.
In her time away from work, Stephanie spends most of her time keeping busy with her daughter, husband, and three dogs.