Sara Brenden is Growth Energy’s Senior 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.

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Our industry would not be where it is today without the support of our champions. We're taking some time to highlight them with our Biofuels Champions series, and we kicked things off with Iowa's own @SenJoniErnst. Senator, thank you for all you do! youtu.be/ppe3YW9yRFg

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[email protected]'s @EmilySkor talks virtually with #biofuels champion @SenJoniErnst about her work on behalf of #renewablefuels. Thank you Senator for all you do! https://t.co/bEa18uhGjP

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[email protected] Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Chris Bliley submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on the agency’s review of the national ambient air quality standards for particulate matter. #airquality https://t.co/4yolSn9LRH

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Certainty. That’s what our farmers and producers want and need from @EPA. Whether it’s the 2021 RVOs or these 52 “gap” waivers, Iowans must know what they plan to do.

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