Meet the Team

 

 

Barbie Stensgar

Office Manager

Barbie is our front line for customer service here at Sister Sky, bringing over 22 years of customer service experience. She can tackle anything from responding to a flurry of emails and social media content, to making sure everyone in the office has a great big smile. Barbie joined the Sister Sky team in August of 2017 and has been an asset to our team since she started. In her time away from work, she enjoys traveling, cooking and spending quality time with her three children.



 

 

Stephanie Turningrobe

Operations Support Specialist

Stephanie, daughter of our co-founder Marina, joined the Sister Sky team in March of 2019. She is cross-trained in several departments here at Sister Sky and is a great asset to each Sister Sky division. Stephanie is responsible for managing shipping logistics and executes this task with the utmost honor and care. In addition, she is also a key part of our product development team, assisting with the expansion of new innovative products for our wonderful customers to enjoy. Stephanie is a delightful and devoted Sister Sky team member and her ambition is truly inspiring. Stephanie is a Spokane Falls Community College graduate. She will continue her studies at a four year university where she plans to major in early childhood education. Stephanie enjoys spending her leisure time completing her school work or hitting the gym.


Monica Simeon

Company Principal

Monica, one of the co-founders of Sister Sky, leads the product design, development and marketing side of Sister Sky. She is a devoted team leader who works hard at making sure her team feels appreciated and all customers are happy. Monica makes soup for her team every Wednesday, and her soups are always amazing! Monica is a University of Washington Graduate who loves spending her weekends outside hiking and running.


 

Vanessa Baumgardner

Products Employee

Vanessa grew up with Monica and Marina, and they have all been an important part in each others lives. Vanessa has her own small business that provides excellent cleaning services to the greater Spokane area. Vanessa takes pride in her small business and executes her services perfectly every time. She joined the Sister Sky team in April of 2020 and is a quick learner. Vanessa is trained in many department of Sister Sky. Vanessa is responsible for packing orders and shipping logistics and executes this task with care and integrity. In addition, she is also a key part of our product development team, Vanessa assists with the expansion of new innovative products for our wonderful customers to enjoy. Aside from work, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, going to the lake, and attending concerts. Pictured is Vanessa on the left, and one of her daughters (Rachel) on the right.

 

 

Sophia TurningRobe

Products Employee

Sophia, daughter of our co-founder Marina, joined the Sister Sky team in March of 2020. Sophia is trained in many departments at Sister Sky. Sophia is responsible for packing orders and shipping logistics and executes this task with  care and integrity. In addition, she is also a key part of our product development team, Sophia assists with the expansion of new innovative products for our wonderful customers to enjoy. Aside from work, Sophia is earning her AA degree at Spokane Falls Community College, and plans to play volleyball at a four year university after high school. During the summer she enjoys powwow dancing and spending time with her family.

 


 

 

Marina Turningrobe

Company Principal

Marina, the big sister and co-founder of Sister Sky, plays a vital role in assigning tasks and making sure the team meets established goals. Marina has taken on the big sister role with everyone in the office, making sure we have what we need to succeed. Marina is a Whitworth University graduate and a craftswoman who enjoys spending time with her family and creating traditional Native American regalia for her daughter.

 

 

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