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Stephanie Kruse is president of KPS3 Marketing, Public Relations and Technology, a full service firm with offices in Reno and Las Vegas.

She has more than 30 years of marketing, public relations and advertising experience. Prior to starting KPS3, Kruse was in director of marketing roles for several large healthcare systems.

Stephanie founded the firm in June 1991, after receiving an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno. In addition, Kruse also has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and theater and is a retired registered nurse.

Stephanie has been intensely involved in community service across Nevada, currently serving on the boards of High Sierra Industries/WARC, Access to Healthcare Network and the Nevada Women’s Fund Alumni Council. She has also served on the boards of Special Olympics Nevada, the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), and the United Way.

Her hard work has earned her many prestigious marketing awards, including the Lifetime Achievement award from the Public Relations Society of America, “Ad Person of the Year” by the Reno Advertising Club, “Marketer of the Year” from the American Marketing Association, and most recently a national Stevies award, honoring excellence in entrepreneurship in women.

Her passions – other than community service – include international travel, and boxing (watching and participating!).