Iris Brunner

Development Director

765-662-9971 ext. 103

Iris Brunner has been serving as the  Director of Marketing & Development since 2016.

Iris is a lifelong Marion resident, graduating from Marion High School and returning home after earning a Bachelor’s Degree at Indiana University.

Upon returning to Grant County, Iris spent time working at Meshingomesia Country Club as their Marketing & Business Development director. Learning skills necessary for growing membership, selling events, as well as producing and managing member events, large meetings and weddings.

Later she joined the marketing team at Via Credit Union where she served as Community Relations Officer. In this role, Iris was a vital part of the concept, development and implementation of key marketing strategies for the credit union. She served as ‘the face’ of ViaCU and was present at most all networking and marketing opportunities that benefitted the credit union. This role utilized Iris’ ability to build bridges and help create positive and lucrative relationships with community members that were mutually beneficial.

She is passionate about kids and her community. Her volunteer time mirrors this passion and has been involved with a number of organizations that have kids as the center of their mission, including Marion North Rotary, the Community School of the Arts, Junior Achievement and the Boys & Girls Club. In each of these organizations, she has taken roles within committees that capitalize on her organizational and fundraising strengths. Iris also serves as an Ambassador for the Marion Grant County Chamber of Commerce.

In her (limited) free time, she enjoys spending time with her greatest accomplishments, Quinn and Leo, being a coach’s wife to Oak Hill High School Coach, Paige Brunner, spending time with friends & family and trying all the new fitness fads.