Lea Hensel

Marketing Coordinator, BCS


BA (Marketing: Sales & Advertising), University of Northern Iowa.

Research Interests

Consumer behavior, internet marketing, design principles


As Marketing Coordinator, Lea coordinates the marketing and public relations efforts for multiple Business and Community Services programs including the Iowa Waste Reduction Center, the Metal Casting Center and Additive Manufacturing Center, and the Center for Business Growth and Innovation. This includes devising overall marketing strategies, updating websites, overseeing social media networks, promoting services and products to media and clients, as well as coordinating events. She also serves as Communication Director on the Public Relations Network of the Quad Cities board and Vice-Chair for the Food Rescue Partnership in the Quad Cities.

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