Founder, Pace & Love Marketing
Kelly Pace Stegman is Founder of Pace & Love Marketing which grows emerging businesses in the food industry. Her client list includes Gundalow Juice, Gunpowder Bison, Mouth Party Caramel and many other Baltimore-based brands. By improving merchandising processes and by increasing customer engagement through social media, Kelly delivers tangible results.
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, including Panera Bread. 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.