Dena started at First National Bank as the 1st Priority Club Director and Marketing Assistant in December 2013.
She plans a wide variety of events on behalf of the bank for its customers and the community such as their Holiday Stroll setup and Business After Hours. In addition, she assists with campaigns and designing marketing materials.
Dena was born and raised in Muscatine and went on to graduate from Iowa State University in 2007. During her time at ISU, she studied Marketing and Spanish and had the opportunity to live in Spain for 6 weeks.
Shortly after graduating, Dena moved to Chicago where she lived for several years and worked as a product photographer and marketing coordinator for a men’s neckwear company. In her free time, she enjoys painting, running, and cooking.
Dena joined YPN to become more involved and get acquainted with Muscatine again. She is a member of the Community and Professional Development Committee and recently became Co-Chair of the Membership Committee. She lives in downtown Muscatine and is excited about all of the great changes taking place near her apartment even if it obstructs her view of the river.