Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Stefanie leads Transwestern’s national media relations and social media initiatives. She writes and edits press releases for Transwestern's corporate and regional offices, monitors press coverage for Transwestern and its affiliate companies, proactively pitches Transwestern experts to provide insight on market trends, and builds relationships with key members of the national business and trade press to facilitate positive coverage for the organization. She creates content for the firm’s profiles on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo and SlideShare. She also curates original content from team members for the external blog, called Translations.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Since joining Transwestern in 2012, Stefanie has secured numerous exclusive articles in top-tier publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes, as well as trade publications including Commercial Property Executive, National Real Estate Investor, Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com, among others. During her tenure, Transwestern’s press coverage has consistently increased year over year.
 
Stefanie has also drastically grown Transwestern's presence on social media, including launching the Translations blog and the firm's profiles on Facebook and Instagram.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Stefanie is a member of the Public Relations Society of America – Houston Chapter and serves on the 2018 Southwest Conference Committee. She is also a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors and the American Marketing Association – Houston Chapter. Stefanie is currently pursuing the Accredited in Public Relations designation.

EDUCATION

Stefanie received a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Texas A&M University as well as a minor in Journalism. She graduated in May of 2011.