This profile is published as part of Pledge 1%’s Women Who Lead series, which celebrates women in the Pledge 1% community who are creating change within their workplace and communities.
Stephanie Herrera is a Salesforce MVP who works at Spredfast as the Director of Salesforce and Business Operations. She got her start in Technology 19 years ago at Dell. After Dell she went on to work for a few startups as well as Apple. After Apple she focused 100% of her energy on the Salesforce Platform. Stephanie also has 3 Salesforce certifications. She lives and breathes Salesforce, so much so that in January of 2014 she founded, and continues to lead, the very first Salesforce Women in Tech chapter in Austin that now has chapters throughout the U.S. as well as globally. She also founded and has been leading Salesforce Saturday since March of 2015 that allows for work within the Salesforce platform to help grow individual skill sets within a team environment. The concept has spread throughout the community, producing several new chapters throughout the U.S., India and the Netherlands. Stephanie has also worked with Veterans and spouses of Veterans to help them get started in a career in Salesforce and has been a mentor within the Austin Partners in Education program for the last 3 and a half years. Stephanie provides mentoring to children, teens, and adults in both their personal and professional lives. As a result of her mentoring within the Saleforce Community and the Austin Community in general, she was rewarded as a finalist for Mentor of the Year at The Austin Under 40 Awards in 2016.