Stefanie Maragna

Stefanie Maragna
Stef Maragna is the Senior Director, Marketing & Events at Host Analytics. She has 18+years’ experience in sales and marketing fields. Stef has a strong track record of success in sales, account management, brand and web management, lead generation, field marketing and events, customer programs, and marketing communications. An accomplished events professional with expertise in both the corporate and meeting services environment, her expertise extends to company sales meetings, executive programs, user conferences, incentive programs, and trade shows. In her spare time, she utilizes her expertise as a project manager for a variety of events for charitable organizations.
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  • LT Apparel may not be a household name, but its clothing lines are present in many households. 

    Think about children’s clothing brands such as Healthtex, French Toast, Adidas, Carhartt, and Lee Uniforms.  Then add them up – family-owned LT Apparel’s clothing sales total well over $500M per year.

    Hitting the Wall with Excel

    Prior to implementing Host Analytics, the Finance department at LT Apparel was managing budgeting and reporting using Excel.  The Excel files were getting unwieldy.  They were error prone, and the budgeting process was dragging on for five months.  According to Lee

    Posted by on June 20, 2017
    Topics: Planning
  • Whether you're a new or expert user of the Host Analytics Enterprise Performance Platform, there's always something to be learned when customers get together. 

    Such was the case during the fireside chat with customers held on day 1 of Host Analytics World 2017 in Nashville.  

    Moderator Ron Baden, SVP of Services, gathered a panel of five finance executives in various stages of using Host Analytics to transform their organizations' planning, consolidation, and reporting capabilities.  The panelists included:

    Posted by on June 14, 2017

    Most of us know Daymond John as one of the sharks of Shark Tank, the unscripted ABC primetime drama wherein entrepreneurs pitch for funding from titans of business.

    John, founder of FUBU and worth an estimated $300 million, told the gathered attendees at Host Analytics World 2017 how he defines success.

    "I always thought success was a bank account. A name on a card. The size of a house. A title. How many friends. How many people acknowledge you. But success is not that. Success is, amid constant change, doing everything you love," John said from the stage, addressing a freshly caffeinated

    Posted by on June 7, 2017
  • Few U.S. professional sports teams are so well-known that they fill stadiums wherever they go. The Boston Red Sox are that kind of team.

    Founded in 1901, the eight-time champions of Major League Baseball frequently draw sellout crowds for home games at historic Fenway Park, and draw large crowds at other ballparks, as well.  Data is key to driving that level of consistent success.

    In 2002, utilizing a system of statistical analysis similar to what the Oakland A's had adopted, and which was later profiled in a bestselling book and movie entitled Moneyball, Boston Red Sox former General

    Posted by on May 3, 2017
  • In less than 30 days, Host Analytics World kicks off in Nashville on May 16, 2017.  In addition to inspiring keynote speakers, the conference will include more than 60 sessions, workshops and more than 50 speakers over three full conference days.

    Register for Host Analytics World

    Getting Ready to Rock Nashville

    We are ready to meet and greet our EPM rockstars at the Cloud EPM Event of the Year, with our theme focused on “PERFORMance”.  Customers and partners will share how they are leveraging Host Analytics for planning, modeling, consolidation and reporting to automate manual

    Posted by on April 19, 2017
  • Welch Allyn is a leading global manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment with a wide range of connected solutions.  After 100 years of independence, in 2015, the company agreed to be acquired by Hill-Rom, a publicly traded med-tech company, for $2.05 billion.

    Host Analytics would prove crucial to the deal, supplying much-needed due diligence data executives were having trouble extracting from SAP.

    “We needed to provide a lot of information to Hill-Rom in terms of cost centers, the expenses that go with those costs centers, historical data, revenue information, all that sort of stuff,”

    Posted by on April 6, 2017