Stephanie Gandsey joined DHJJ as Marketing Director in April 2015 and is responsible for creating and implementing a wide variety of marketing strategies for the firm, with a focus on content marketing. Her specialties include digital marketing, marketing strategy and communication, both internal and external.

With over 10 years of experience in marketing and public relations for different types of organizations, including private businesses and non-profit organizations, Stephanie found a passion for accounting marketing. Her approach to marketing at DHJJ includes helping her colleagues to realize their unique differentiators so they can begin to promote their own personal brands. She enjoys training on marketing strategies and working on collaboration within the office.

In addition to devising effective marketing initiatives, Stephanie is committed to organizing and communicating information well, so that others can see the big picture of what is happening and share in her enthusiasm for achieving the results. Stephanie is a frequent speaker who presents on a variety of marketing-related topics for industry groups and professional organizations, as well as within the firm.

Stephanie is active in the Association for Accounting Marketing, serving on the group’s Website Committee, and she serves on the Bartlett, IL Economic Development Commission. Her educational history includes a Bachelor of Arts double major in Communication Media Studies and Journalism Public Relations and a Master of Arts in Communication, both from Northern Illinois University.

Stephanie is married and has a young son and daughter. Her approach to hobbies and interests is to dive in and become fully immersed until the day she suddenly moves on. However, her love for the outdoors, fossils and classic American cars is eternal.

Fun Facts:

  • Stephanie has a talent for planning travel. She has visited many interesting countries, but mostly Disney World.
  • Wherever she travels, or even at home, Stephanie can find the 4-leaf clover hidden in any patch.
  • Her love for cars comes from her family, who are classic car aficionados with a serious fondness for Chevys. Really serious. Her sister is named Chevelle.