Stella Peterson

Master of Science in Marketing, University of Colorado at Denver
Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Stella PR + Marketing is a full-service agency specializing in brand strategy. She began her career on air with CBS5 in Cheyenne, where she worked her way up to the evening news. She moved to Denver to work in advertising and began a 10-year relationship with High Sierra, a start-up company that followed her through two ad agencies and hired her as PR Director. She built High Sierra into a leading outdoor brand that was ultimately acquired by Samsonite. Stella developed a 2012 Beijing Summer Olympics campaign for eBags and NBC Sports. She is on the Board of OpenWorld Learning and is the owner of the Arvada Triathlon Club. Stella is first generation in college and graduate school and finished at the top of her class in both. She and her husband John have two daughters, 8-year-old Alyssa and 6-year old Emily.

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