Stefanie is communications manager at the State Board of Education. As a freelance marketing and public relations consultant in central Florida and western Washington, she advised businesses on public relations, marketing strategies, and digital content strategy for eight years. She began working for Washington state at the Department of Retirement Systems in 2012, where she put her experience to work on social marketing programs for customers of the state pension system.
Stefanie’s expertise lies in developing communication strategies, delivering measurable results in communication campaigns using earned, owned, paid and social media, managing communication projects, and supporting IT projects with communication collateral.
Stefanie holds a B.A. in English from the University of Florida and is currently pursuing a Master of Communication and Leadership from Gonzaga University.
Jessica Kiney is the New Media Manager for the Washington State Auditor’s Office, responsible for managing digital content for the Office including website, video, social media, and more. A native of northern Illinois, Jessica joined the Washington State Auditor’s Office in 2014. Her prior role was managing organizing communications for a Teamster’s Local in Chicago.
She has a Master’s of Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing and a Master’s of Humanities with an emphasis in communications and English. Jessica has a special place in her heart for garnering civic engagement through the use of visual storytelling tools.