Stephanie Verdinez

Stephanie graduated from the University of Iowa in May of 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Enterprise Leadership and the Event Management Certificate. She started at the Iowa City Area Development Group as the Marketing & Events intern in May of 2021 and is currently the Director of First Impressions.

As the Director of First Impressions, Stephanie assists with the marketing and communications for ICAD, MERGE/CoWork @ 808, and the Iowa EdTech Collaborative. She is also on the organizing committee for 1 Million Cups Iowa City and Startup Weekend Iowa City.

Outside of the office, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, staying active, and watching new series on Netflix or Hulu.