Stephanie Grande

Star Captain Steph (aka Stephanie M. Grande) is the founder of Indie Hemp. Indie Hemp is a social awareness movement about the benefits of industrial hemp cultivation.

Star Captain Steph is a technical writer and contract negotiator and hemp farmer advocate. Born in Arizona and raised in a military family, her family settled in Durango, Colorado in 1992. In 1998, she graduated from Colorado’s Campus in the Sky (Fort Lewis College) with undergraduate degrees in French and Business Administration and also attended Ecole Superieur de Commerce de La Rochelle (France) and George Washington University’s School of Business.

She has provided electrical products and services to the petroleum, military, mining and utilities industries for more than 20 years.

She now resides in Peachtree City, Georgia with her daughter and serves as a Flint River Basin Advisory Council Member to the Metro North Georgia Water Planning District. Star Captain and her daughter are both black belts in taekwondo, certified scuba divers and aerial artists. Star Captain speaks French and Spanish and enjoys skydiving, private pilot training, yoga and as you might  have guessed, talking about hemp!