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Stephanie Joranson


Stephanie Joranson serves as the president of Pivot Strategies. In Joranson’s role as president, she runs the company, working closely with the leadership team on the day-to-day operations and oversight of the business plan and profit & loss. She currently also serves as head of client experience where she manages client retention and satisfaction, and oversees the development and growth of the team.

Joranson joined Pivot with more than 15 years of communications leadership experience. She most recently served as the director of internal communications at Medtronic where she led the company’s enterprise employee communication strategy and team, and focused on driving understanding of Medtronic’s business strategy and priorities among employees globally. Before Medtronic, Joranson spent ten years with the global communications agency Weber Shandwick building and sustaining positive reputations with internal and external audiences for a variety of brands.

Joranson holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. She resides in Eagan, Minn. with her husband, daughter and two dachshunds and is a pickleball fanatic.

Professional Skills

  • Culture Creator
  • People Leader
  • Client Experience
  • Fun Facts

    Mission trips to Haiti
    Lived in Ireland
    People are my passion

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    Stephanie Joranson in the News

    Pivot Strategies Announces New President

    Award-winning women-owned company announces an all-star, all women leadership team on the heels of significant growth MINNEAPOLIS (February 22, 2023)…

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    Pivot leadership team toasting

    Pivot Strategies selected as one of Minne Inno’s 2023 Fire Award Honorees

    MINNEAPOLIS (July 11, 2023) – Pivot Strategies, an internal communications and change management consulting agency, has been selected as a …

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