Sara Brenden is Growth Energy’s Manager of Market Development/Events. In this role, Sara works with retailers to install ethanol blended infrastructure, leveraging public and private resources, incentives and marketing, while supporting American Ethanol. She manages all of Growth Energy’s tradeshows and helps coordinate logistics for the Growth Energy conferences. Brenden also helps manage the American Ethanol partnership with NASCAR, on the event marketing side, assisting with ticket ordering, credential allocation and hospitality.
Brenden has been with Growth Energy since inception. Prior to joining Growth Energy, she worked for Kaplan University as an admissions counselor. Currently Brenden is involved in Toastmasters International and has held several officer positions for the chapter she belongs to: West O! Toastmasters. She also serves as an Iowa High School Speech Association judge for high school speech contests.
Brenden is a graduate of Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, and holds a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications and a minor in advertising.