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Stephanie Marchesi

President, Health and Eastern Region

President, Health and Eastern Region

As President of the Health Sector, Stephanie Marchesi launched the agency’s next-generation health sector which has been uniquely built to help clients navigate the tech-fueled transformation of the healthcare industry. As President of the Eastern Region, she headlines efforts for WE offices on the east coast of the US, including client services, business development and financial performance. In every role, Marchesi champions forward-thinking communications approaches over traditional efforts, helping healthcare organizations and brands breakthrough with their stories of innovation and purpose.

As an award winning, global integrated communications and marketing expert, Marchesi focuses on building and activating brands and reputations. Marchesi is a recognized problem solver, with an innate ability to diagnose a client’s central business problem. She leverages her perspective to make innovative connections and identify transformational solutions that meet evolving client needs and maximize the impact of available resources. Not only is she a strategist; she also is an ideator, orchestrator, collaborator, integrator and hands-on practitioner. Prior to joining WE, she held leadership positions at five of the industry’s largest public relations firms, including FleishmanHillard, Ketchum, MSL Group and Cohn & Wolfe. She has counseled many Fortune 500 companies such as Colgate, Darden, Eli Lilly, Nike, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, and Wal-Mart. In addition, Marchesi has deep experience in healthcare/pharmaceuticals, consumer package goods, corporate reputation, social media, and in operating and evolving professional service firms. Marchesi sits on the advisory board for technology startup iSpy Visuals. She’s also a passionate public speaker focusing on a range of topics, including “The Health-Tech Culture Clash, and “The Evolution of the Agency: The Disappearance of Differentiation.” She is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and is a past board member of the YPO New York City Chapter.

Stephanie lives in Connecticut with her husband and two almost grown boys. She travels—a lot, and you are most likely to find her on an airplane. When she is grounded, she loves to cook and finds yoga helps her balance it all.