S Stephanie is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science and a minor in English. Post-graduation, Stephanie worked for The American Heart Association as a Senior Corporate Events Director where she honed her skills in marketing, public relations and special event coordination. Her main area of focus was The American Heart Walk where she developed and secured corporate sponsorships, recruited and cultivated 84 company teams and assisted in the development of event logistics and all marketing and collateral materials.

While working as an Event Marketing Coordinator for Nordstrom; Stephanie’s experience included: planning and implementing all departmental promotions for sales generation for multiple stores throughout the Southwest Region including: fashion shows, celebrity personal appearances, trunk shows, charity partnerships, local advertising, and budget management. Her career highlights included planning and executing Opening Galas for Nordstrom’s in Arizona, Nevada and California. Here, she was involved in all details of the events, including design of invitations, collaboration with beneficiary charities, event day media, departmental promotions, staging and event logistics. She served as a liaison for securing Nordstrom’s Corporate Sponsorship for the Segerstrom Hall Grand Opening Gala.

Stephanie is delighted to be working at Patrick D. Salas CPA where she can use her marketing and organizational skills to provide PDS clients support using her extensive knowledge and expertise within the corporate industry.

Stephanie Bauer’s educational background

B.A. Social Science, Minor in English – University of California, Irvine