Established in 1996, Step One Creative, a division of Step One Communications, LLC is a marketing communications firm, that offers full-service advertising design, brand development, public relations, copywriting, media planning/placement, and web development for organizations and businesses throughout Central and Upstate New York. President Shane Stepien and Creative Director Mark Proud have known each other since high school and worked in the advertising/marketing industry for nearly 30 years. We are all about big ideas and helping our clients truly ascend and grow or move their group onward and upward! The agency has worked with our clientele to develop award-winning advertising/marketingmaterials including print ads, brochures, TV/Radio commercials, billboard designs, websites, press releases, and more!. Over the years, Step One Creative has captured more than 50 Professional Journalists and Communicators of Oswego County awards, as well as recognitions from New York State for Excellence in Historic Preservation, Syracuse Ad Club, Greater Oswego/Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Palladium-Times, and numerous other accolades for economic development and tourism. Step One Creative prides itself on its strong network and team of partners that include writers, designers, videographers, printing companies, web designers,, photographers, and others throughout the Central and Northern New York. This talent pool is vast to say the least. These partnerships, and this team approach ensure one thing...that we always meet our clients' objectives and expectations.