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Danielle (Gibbons) West ’11

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Danielle (Gibbons) West '11
Danielle (Gibbons) West ’11

Class: 2011, Journalism & Mass Communication

Then: *Iowa State Daily* (PR manager and reporter); PRSSA (president and PR director); Athletics Department and Letterwinners Club intern; Trend magazine (reporter); Greenlee School Ambassador

Now: Marketing Communications Consultant, [Principal](

In her own words: I develop strategic marketing communications and collateral materials for Life Insurance marketing programs and products. Before joining Principal, I was the Senior Marketing Coordinator at Iowa Realty where I oversaw all of Iowa Realty’s online and mobile resources, photography, social media pages and weekly video blog.

I’ve served in a variety of board positions for the [Central Iowa Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)]( and currently serve as the Chair of the [Greenlee Alumni and Friends](/network/) organization. I’m a Des Moines native who enjoys spending time with family and friends and cheering on the Cyclones!