Stephanie Fodor MacDonald

Stephanie Fodor MacDonald

Co-Founder, Authenticity 50

Stephanie was born and raised in Kailua, O’ahu, Hawaii. After graduating with Honors from Brandeis University in Boston, she lived and worked in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and San Francisco, before settling in the South Bay four years ago. In the Fall of 2015, Steph and her husband Jimmy, co-founded the American-made luxe bedding e-commerce company, Authenticity 50. With their 100% seed-to-stitch Made in USA premium home goods, the young company has been featured in over 20 national publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, and Martha Stewart Weddings. In addition to being an entrepreneur, Stephanie is also an accomplished actor, producer, and content creator, appearing on NBC, FOX, and Funny or Die, to name a few. She has worked in front of and behind the scenes on all kinds of projects including commercials, television, film, voiceover, motion capture and theatre. You can connect with Steph on social media, @Stephanie_Fodor on Twitter and Instagram.

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