Brenna Brelie

As Chief of Staff, Brenna oversees many aspects of operations and leads a high-performing team of Directors who develop, oversee and expand programs that engage community, volunteers and community partners. Brenna comes to Pillsbury United Communities with more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit management, strategic communications, brand strategy, and internal communications. Prior to assuming the Chief of Staff role, she served as the Senior Director of Communications and PR for two years, developing a communication strategy and overseeing public relations for each of our centers and social enterprises. Previously she’s held communications and marketing positions at Grassroots Solutions, Goodwill/Easter Seals MN, and Fallon. Brenna has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota. 

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