Get to know our team!

Sage Coach Marketing is the sister company to Creative Consulting, a Summerville SC Digital Marketing and Design business focused on local small businesses. You may recognize some familiar faces here!

Stephen Slappey

Co-Owner & Founder

Stephen Slappey, Co-owner and founder of Sage Coach Marketing, graduated from Charleston Southern University with degrees in Graphic Design and Business Marketing and a certificate in Computer Science. He grew up in Asheville, NC and moved to SC with his family during his highschool years. Stephen is a Business Mentor of SCORE, where he coaches businesses and startups in both business strategy and marketing. He also is a part of leadership for several networking groups within the Summerville area.

Meg Thompson


Meg Thompson is Creative Consulting’s and Sage Coach Marketing’s Co-Founder. She graduated from Charleston Southern University with a Bachelors in Graphic Design, and minors in Computer Science. She grew up in Summerville, SC and still holds a deep love for the vibrant local community within it. She has also achieved certification through Facebook’s Blueprint courses for continued research of the social media platform.

Rebekah McCubbins

Creative Director

Rebekah has been working with our team since 2019. She graduated with leadership distinction from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s degree in English. Before joining the team, she built professional experience in customer service, sales, and content writing. 

Andrew Hatchell

CRM & Marketing Specialist

“I served in the Navy for nine years right out of high school. There I was able to travel the world and got to see some amazing places and experience the culture of some great places.  Afterward, I was hired by a government contractor where I began working on my degree.  Once I earned my Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Limestone University, I began working for Creative Consulting and Sage Coach Marketing as a Marketing Strategist.  Currently, I am working on my Master’s in Business Administration and earning a certificate as a Project Management Professional.”

Laura Tripp

Graphic Designer

Bio Coming Soon

Sarah Demos

Graphic Design Intern

Sarah Cate is a Charleston native and is currently completing her final year at Clemson University where she is is studying graphic communications. Within the team, she is working as the graphic design intern and creates graphics for all of our social media clients. In her free time, Sarah Cate enjoys cooking and taking her dog Oakley to the beach.

Madi Kirkwood

SEO Specialist 

Madi is a local Charlestonian Creative, who is passionate for helping others and creating growth. She graduated from Charleston Southern University with a BA in Graphic Design and a minor in Business Administration in Marketing. In her free time, she enjoys diving into digital illustration and branding design.

She designed Sage’s branding concepts and identity!

Angelica Dickerson

Content Creator

Angelica Dickerson is a Charleston native with a knack for words. She graduated from Clemson University in 2018 with a BA in English and a minor in Creative Writing. When she isn’t crafting content for local businesses, she’s probably somewhere watching a Turkish drama, writing songs, or drafting her first novel.

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