Stephanie Forté is a storyteller, connector, and problem-solver inspired by the great outdoors and energized by the transformation of people, communities, and brands. She is a longtime advocate for public lands, outdoor recreation, and women’s health.
She spotlights people and organizations creating meaningful change in her writing and award-winning PR strategies. Stephanie also mines her life for stories, and her published essays have helped others navigate challenges and to feel less alone.
After a rock climbing athlete career, Stephanie founded Forté PR, a Las Vegas-based brand communications agency. For more than 15 years, her agency worked with national and local companies in the health, fitness, and active lifestyle space.
Today, as a consultant, Stephanie works with organizations to clarify their story and develop action plans that turn an aspirational tale into reality. Her deep understanding of Southern Nevada’s outdoor recreation market has made her a go-to resource for national and local brands and media.
Stephanie is a founding board member of the HERA Ovarian Cancer Foundation and the Smiles for Survivors Foundation. Stephanie has been a longtime communications advisor for Save Red Rock and the Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition and is a former president of the Nevada Outdoor Business Coalition.
Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Bentley University. She is a cyclist, rock climber, snowboarder, peak bagger, and committed yoga practitioner. She lives in Las Vegas near Red Rock National Conservation Area.
In the News
In early 2020, I got a call from The Wilderness Society asking if I'd be interested in getting the ball rolling on an initiative to protect Avi Kwa Awe. 🙋🏻♀️ Congratulations to everyone who worked hard to make Avi Kwa Ame Nevada's next national monument.Read More