Brenda Arndt joined the U.S. Bank digital marketing team as the Director of the Search Engine Optimization Program. She is primarily responsible for supporting bank business lines with their online marketing efforts by providing SEO consultation and best practices. Brenda has over 14 years of online, digital marketing and social media experience for both large and small business. Before joining U.S. Bank she was the Digital Marketing Manager for the Miracle-Ear franchise. Brenda and her husband are also former owners of three web based companies which helped small businesses build online relationships. Brenda has a passion for helping businesses grow. For five years she taught web, SEO and social media strategy in conjunction with SCORE and has given numerous seminars in the online marketing space at conventions and forums. She received her degree in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin STOUT. Brenda lives on the west side of Minneapolis with her husband, daughter Amanda and their two very precocious cats Cutie and Ruby. She has kissed a stingray in Grand Cayman, sailed in the blue waters off Tortola, swam with turtles in Maui, taken river tours of Reisling country in Germany, hiked across the London Bridge, watched a glacier calf in Alaska, ridden her bike 500 miles across Iowa, snorkeled the waters of St Croix, and enjoys experimenting with new and innovative technologies in her spare time.