My name is Stephanie Stiles and I love words.

Words connect people. Words encourage people to take action. Words help people communicate more effectively, clarify ideas and tell a story. The right combination of words can show your students, potential students or business customers why you are the right choice for them. Over nearly 20 years in communications, I have developed a comprehensive understanding of the campaign and content development processes and the role of copywriting in integrated marketing, strategic & tactical planning, content marketing, business relationship management, and more. I’ve worked in high-tech, nonprofit and for more than a decade in higher and continuing education.

Enthusiastic. Ardent. Passionate. Powerful. 

Throughout my career, my heart has always remained with helping companies use the power of words to engage with their customers or potential customers. The challenge may be reaching a student who is on the fence about which school to attend or how to grow their career, or helping someone make a decision that will allow them to change their life for the better.  Words are the tool for influencing those decisions.

B.A. in English, with a writing emphasis, from Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA


19 years’ experience in internal & external communications; focus on continuing education since 2005


5 years on the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) national Marketing & Enrollment Management Seminar planning committee, including serving as Co-Chair for the 2015 event


Recipient silver award, UPCEA Marketing Award, 2015: Strategic Recruitment Marketing Plan


Recipient bronze award, UPCEA Marketing Award, 2013: Print Advertising


Member, International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Orange County chapter


Member, American Association of University Women (AAUW), Westminster-Fountain Valley-Huntington Beach chapter



“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel — it is, before all, to make you see.”

Joseph Conrad