May 15, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Kellie Boone, Executive Director of Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center, announced Iva Thelen of West Bend has been appointed the new Marketing Coordinator.
“With Iva’s unique background, passion and positive energy, we are very excited to have her as our new Marketing Coordinator. She will be a great addition to the Washington County Fair Park team,” said Boone.
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Thelen has been a resident of West Bend for the past 18 years. Her educational background includes a Master of Technology degree and Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, both earned from Georgia Southern University.
After working in a wide variety of corporate marketing positions, she taught communication courses at UWM at Washington County and was the Executive Director for the Washington County Campus Foundation.
More recently she was the Marketing & Development Director for Big Brother Big Sisters of Washington County. Over the past 18 years, she built an outstanding record of achievement by creating, developing, and implementing successful strategic and innovative marketing concepts, plans, and materials.
She has volunteered in the community to build a special needs playground at Decorah Elementary School and volunteered in a wide variety of roles at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School and Parish, where she is an active member.
Her community outreach and fundraising, combined with close ties to the Washington County community, make her uniquely suited for the Marketing Coordinator position for Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center.
Thelen is looking forward to furthering awareness of the Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center that includes promoting the Washington County Fair and other events at the facility.