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About theTeam

Poston & Associates, LLC was founded in 2002 by Steph Poston as a Native American woman-owned, full-service communications firm, specializing in communication services for Native American entities.

What makes us different?


  • Nationally recognized, comprehensive solutions that show tangible, measurable results, using first-hand knowledge of tribal protocol and etiquette.

  • Comprehensive SWOT analysis to identify clients’ strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

  • Independent, third party assessment and analysis.

  • Professional experience, tribal experience, credentials, and reputation.

Steph was interviewed for Journeys and Pathways, a feature of The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Special Projects. She was spotlighted in Oral Histories of Contemporary Pueblo Women in Service, Leadership, and the Arts.


A transcript is available to read here.

Poston & Associates was founded by Steph Poston and operates out of her office headquarters in the Pueblo of Sandia Indian Reservation immediately north of Albuquerque, NM.


Steph and her hand-picked team of designers, writers, videographers, event and meeting planners, content creators, support staff, and more are committed to excellence in serving the client. The team is nimble and can quickly pivot to respond to each client’s most pressing need.


Stephine Poston, President & CEO

With over 18 years’ experience, Steph has a proven track record in executing highly effective communication campaigns for a variety of Tribal customers, including the Department of Interior, Navajo Nation, New Mexico Indian Affairs Department, National Indian Gaming Association, Pueblo of Sandia, American Indian Graduate Center, and Americans for Indian Opportunity.


Steph is also a co-founder of Native Women Lead. Native Women Lead’s mission is to revolutionize systems, inspire innovation, and build coalitions by investing in Native women in business. They do this by co-creating events and assembling their community while honoring their heritage, imagination, and relationships.

Stephine's Accolades

  • 2019 Native Business Magazine Top 50 Entrepreneurs

  • 2018 Small Business Champion (SCORE) 

  • 2018 University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management Hall of Fame 

  • 2017 Native Woman Business Owner of the Year (NCAIED) 

  • 2016 New Mexico Women of Influence

Stephine's Articles & Written Word

This video features Steph with Anthony Trujillo, another of the four honorees of the UNM Anderson Management 2018 Hall of Fame.


Read the transcript here.

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