Kristen Hodel

Kristen Hodel

Marketing & Business Development 

Working directly with Christa Plaza and the Essenza Architecture team, Kristen leads strategy conversations regarding market share growth, pursuits, and messaging. She works with the team to strategize responses to RFP/Qs, online platforms, conference exhibitions and presentations, and business development projections. Kristen supports key market and client development tasks helping formulate unique value propositions for each. 

Kristen has a 29-year marketing, business development, and public relations career across three industries - economic development, healthcare, and architecture/engineering/construction (15 years). As the owner of Build It Marketing, Kristen has been working with the Essenza team since 2021. 

Build It Marketing Kristen Hodel


BD Guild of Colorado - Executive Committee

American Marketing Association - Denver Chapter

Digital Marketing Certificate - 2021


Bachelor of Science - Health Education, Parks, Recreation and Dance - Commercial Economic Development Tract

Minor - Business Administration