Grace Bruins – 2017 Future 5
Grace Bruins, New Media Marketing Officer at Horicon Bank has continued to grow and excel in her career since joining the bank as a teller and customer service representative in 2010. Within a year of becoming a teller, she was asked to join the Marketing Department where she has grown into the role of New Media Marketing Officer.
Bruins has been responsible for projects including: complete overhaul and update to Horicon Bank’s external website, creation and implementation of a new internal website to increase company-wide communication, establishing and maintaining a brand presence across seven social media channels, organizing community fundraisers including ten 5K Run/Walk events, assisted in coordinating bi-yearly company-wide all employee training events and managed the survey process that helped Horicon Bank earn four “Top Workplace” awards from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Beyond her professional duties, Bruins is actively engaged in the greater Fond du Lac community. Over the past year, Bruins has served as the Junior Co-chair for Envision Greater Fond du Lac’s Communications Council. In addition, she began serving on Moraine Park Technical College’s Advisory Committee where she provides a professional prospective to the communication and digital media courses at the college. Lastly, Bruins is helping to bring awareness to Mahala’s Hope, a life-changing organization within our community, through her service on their Marketing Committee.