Kelly Pace Stegman

Food Marketing professional committed to growing your business by enhancing social media presence, improving merchandising practices and building valuable relationships.

Kelly studied Food Marketing at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. She spent a semester abroad at Apicius School of Hospitality in Florence, Italy where she took memorable courses like Principles of Food and Wine Marketing and Professional Food Writing.  During her senior year, Kelly was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association for her commitment to the food industry.

In her professional experience, Kelly supported the marketing campaigns of multi-unit fast casual restaurants throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Most recently, Kelly directed the marketing efforts at Whole Foods Market Harbor East in Baltimore.  Her role included managing social media, community outreach, local foraging, in-store demos, merchandising practices and in-store signage.

Pace & Love Marketing

Fueled by her passion for food marketing and the desire to utilize 10+ years experience in retail, Kelly founded Pace & Love Marketing in the fall of 2015.

To create the name of her business, Kelly chose Pace, her Great-Grandmother's maiden name, which means "peace" in Italian and added Love because she puts love into everything she markets. 

Pace & Love Marketing grows emerging businesses through social media, delivering tangible results.