Stephanie Smirnov, DeVries Public Relations

Ten-year DeVries Public Relations veteran Stephanie Smirnov oversees the agency’s Strategic and Creative Services team, which includes strategic planning and social media programming. She has over two decades of consumer public relations experience, including leadership roles both on the agency and client sides of the business. Stephanie speaks regularly about effective brand-blogger relationships, women entrepreneurship and cause marketing and has appeared at conferences such as Mom 2.0, BlissDom, TypeA Mom, EVO, BlogHer and the Cause Marketing Forum. She is also an avid writer and chronicles the ups and downs of bi-cultural marriage at her personal blog You can connect with her there, on Twitter or at Google+.