Stevie V Brown is a Communications Specialist, Professional Coach, and Founder of The Change Starter®. Originally from the UK, Stevie has studied Communications, Sociology and Law and has a 1st Class honours degree in Advertising & Marketing. She holds a global Coaching qualification, is an NLP Practitioner, and is currently studying for a Masters degree in Digital Marketing.
Stevie began her corporate career in Advertising in heavy-weight London Agencies, such as Saatchi & Saatchi and McCann Erickson. She has worked with global brands such as L'Oréal, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Visa; helping them assess their business challenges, design effective communication strategies and achieve measurable results. Before founding The Change Starter®, Stevie held Strategic Planning and Management roles at several Sydney-based marketing agencies.
Stevie's experience is broad-reaching, both in discipline and geography; having worked across multiple industries including consumer electronics, cosmetics, food service, FMCG, liquor, retail, leisure and healthcare in the UK, Europe, Australia, and Asia Pacific. Her knowledge reaches all facets of business communication from brand strategy and product positioning; to shopper marketing and category management; through to internal communications and team training and motivation.
Stevie brings corporate quality strategic thinking to growing small businesses. Stevie is passionate about reducing the 'fail rate' of small business; and believes that 'what you say' and 'the way that you say it', are of equal importance.