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YP Spotlight: Steph McGuinn


Digital marketing queen Steph McGuinn has gone viral in Loudoun County in a big way.


Steph is a Digital Marketer specializing in Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) with additional skills in Social Media Management. She is an Account Director at Creative2, where she manages the digital marketing accounts. She is the author of the Search Engine Savvy blog.

Creative2 is a web design, development and digital marketing agency located in Loudoun County, Va. They use innovative marketing and technology to help organizations and individuals increase brand awareness and improve operational efficiency. Clients range from sole proprietors to Fortune 500 companies.

“Stephanie may be my wife, but she is also has played a foundational role in the success of Creative2 since the agency was founded 4 years ago. Her relentless drive to bring the best service to our clients and the charm with which she presents to packed board rooms helps define us as an agency,” said her husband Shawn McGuinn.

Although Steph stays very busy with her day job, she always finds time and ways to give back to the community using her unique skills. Steph does Marketing for J10 Church ( and heads up the Marketing Sub-committee of the Loudoun Young Professionals. To ensure maximum efficiency her attendance is often “virtual”!

The 2013 Vice Chairman of the Loudoun Young Professionals Kevin Arbogast of Toth Financial said: “Steph is always supportive and brings a smile to all things that she does.  She has a great mind for marketing and is incredibly knowledgeable of both online marketing and social media.  We are very happy that she has been a part of the YP Committee and has given so much of her time to help us build a following.”

Whether it is online or in the community in Loudoun, Stephanie is making a difference! She has proved to be a pioneer in the Digital Marketing space and will continue to lift up companies and organizations for many years to come!




Scott Loftis is a Vice President in Business Banking for Capital One Bank in McLean, VA, and is the Chair of the Young Professional Committee for 2014.