Stephanie Kimberling is an Oxnard, CA native who embarked on her journey to San Diego through the SDSU Sports MBA program. After earning her MBA with her graduate thesis focused on content marketing, she launched her career serving as the head of marketing for a rapidly growing San Diego ecommerce company.  

In the realm of academia, Stephanie has taught a variety of courses including digital marketing, content marketing, and digital analytics in the UCSD Extended Studies program and Cal State San Marcos Specialized MBA program. In addition, she holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology with a specialization in Social Psychology from California State University, Northridge. 

Recently, Stephanie left her corporate career on a leap of faith to realize her own dreams, launching a wellness brand called Jade Collaborative. The mission behind Jade Collaborative is to help high achievers and hustle culture survivors overcome burnout and self-doubt, so they can step into their power and create the life of their dreams.