We had the good fortune of connecting with Stephanie Sacks and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Stephanie, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
Ever since I was young I had an interest in design. Throughout my professional career, I have worked in various marketing and design jobs which allowed me to grow my skill set. I was always keeping up with new trends and after designing a logo and website for my jewelry business, I fell in love with the process. I wanted to open a studio where I could work with other creatives and entrepreneurs and to create the brand of their dreams!

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I am most proud of how far that I’ve come in the past three years since starting my business. I have worked with so many wonderful clients in various industries and made some great relationships along the way. There’s been a lot of hard work and long nights to get to this point, but I enjoyed every step of the journey. I have a passion for helping entrepreneurs make authentic connections with their audiences through creative direction and digital design. If your brand doesn’t feel heartfelt and personal, I’m not doing my job. That’s how intently I work with each and every client, because your business deserves someone you can trust to take your vision, treat it with care, and help it grow.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
When we have friends visiting from out of town, I love to take them to Dog Beach in Solana Beach and either to The Brigantine for the amazing fish tacos and margaritas or over to Viewpoint for some beer and bites with a view. A perfect weekend would start with a beach walk at Swamis followed by a delicious breakfast and coffee at Goodonya in Encinitas. Two of my current favorite lunch spots are Casero Taqueria in Carlsbad and Carte Blanche, a French inspired Mexican Bistro in Oceanside.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would love to dedicate my shoutout to my brother Ryan Szot. He’s always been a huge support system in my career and I appreciate all the love and encouragement he has given me along the way. He runs an aerial photography business called Ryan Szot Photography and we have been able to collaborate on several projects together which is really special!

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