Mentorship Meeting: Stephanie Lewis
Our Mentorship Network connects you to experienced business professionals with a wide range of expertise. Receive honest advice and practical feedback during one-on-one mentorship meetings. All information shared in mentorship meetings is confidential. Meetings are offered at no-cost, are 30 minutes in duration and are held virtually.
COMPETENCIES: Public Relations, Marketing and Administration
Stephanie is an entrepreneur in the fitness industry with over 15 years of experience in the field. Along with her business partner, she currently owns Sumits Yoga in Springfield, Missouri. Since taking over the business in 2010, she has helped to navigate the business through multiple seasons – including a worldwide pandemic. Stephanie loves being able to weave together her background in public relations, marketing, and administration into the day-to-day operations of running a fitness studio and is passionate about providing an inclusive and welcoming space in Springfield.
Stephanie has both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Missouri State University, where she worked as a graduate assistant for the Office of University Communications. In her “life before entrepreneurship,” she worked in public relations for the Branson Convention & Visitors Bureau in Branson, Missouri, and in marketing for Chicago Sailing, a sailboat company in Chicago, Illinois. She has also taught business classes at Ozarks Technical Community College. Stephanie is currently an Ambassador for Springfield Public Schools, a certified Yoga Teacher and a Certified Continuing Education Provider through the Yoga Alliance, and a mother of two young children who keep her on her toes!