Gracie Padron

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Gracie Padron

Founder of Padron Design Studio LLC

Industry: Marketing, Graphic Design

Company: Padron Design Studio LLC

Role/Title: Founder and Designer


I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
— Frank Herbert, Dune

Get in touch

Business Website: www.padrondesign.studio

Email Address: gracie@padrondesign.studio

Instagram Handle: @GraciePadron

Facebook Page: @PadronDesignStudio

LinkedIn: @IN/graciepadron

Twitter: @GraciePadron


Get to know me

I have over ten years of experience as a graphic designer and digital marketer. I went fully freelance 2 years ago and I've never looked back. I now have my own office in Midtown but it's still a little lonely so I'm here to help other hardworking ladies grow and network as best I can with who and what I know of my favorite city in the world.

Who is your biggest Girl Crush and why?

Sallie Krawcheck of Ellevest

What is your Spirit Animal and why?

Never thought of it. A bottle of wine? Because why not.

What is your favorite leisure spot, restaurant or gathering space in Houston?

Jack and Ginger's Pub on the weekends, Cafe Poetes and Oporto on the weekdays.

Why do you want to be a part of the Sesh Community?

I want to develop a community I can be proud of that helps its members grow.

What special skill, talent or gift would you like to give back to the Sesh Community?

Graphic design, marketing, my network of local clients...

I am most interested in:

  • Collaboration

  • Friendship

  • Partnership/Co-Founder

  • Consulting from Others

  • Mentoring

  • Networking

  • Hiring Talent

  • Motherhood Support

What are some small things that make your day better?

Beer, wine, my amazing husband, my beautiful pup Tuck and winning new client contracts!

Sophie Newman

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Sophie Newman

Owner of Florida Winter Marketing

Industry: Branding, Marketing

Company: Florida Winter Marketing

Role/Title: Founder, Branding and Marketing Strategist


 
So it goes.
— Sophie Newman
 

Get in touch

Business Website: www.floridawintermarketing.com

Email Address: hello@floridawintermarketing.com

Instagram Handle: @floridawintermarketing

Facebook Page: @FloridaWinterMarketing


Get to know me

I'm from Seminole, Florida and moved to Texas to get my M.S. Marketing. I stayed for a cowboy. I am a branding and marketing strategist and founded my business Florida Winter Marketing after being laid off from HPE. My goal is to continue working for myself and to meet amazing ladies so I can live the career I always wanted!

Who is your biggest Girl Crush and why?

Buffy for her strength, wittiness, and persistence. Whenever I need a pick-me-up, or to remember how to kick ass, I watch an episode and think, "What would Buffy do?"

What is your Spirit Animal and why?

Leslie Knope for her diligence, organization, and amazing energy!

What is your favorite leisure spot, restaurant or gathering space in Houston?

Slowpokes or Eight Row Flint.

Why do you want to be a part of the Sesh Community?

Because of all the wonderful ladies I've met!

What special skill, talent or gift would you like to give back to the Sesh Community?

Marketing and branding advice, tips for things to do in Houston to meet people and moral support!

I am most interested in:

  • Collaboration

  • Friendship

  • Networking

What is one thing that would be game-changing for your business/career right now?

Collaborations with other business owners who want to grow each other's audiences.

What are some small things that make your day better?

Boba tea! Sunshine. Puppies. Snuggles. Warm booties. Tea-time.