Business Development Manager – Pac/West Strategies
Natela oversees Business Development for Pac/West Strategies, providing research and insight into new and existing business opportunities. Natela is utilizing her skills in public relations and marketing, to connect with future as well as current clients, in order to demonstrate the award-winning services that Pac/West Strategies provides to organizations.
Natela transitioned to her new role after working as Community Outreach manager for Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED). She provided essential communication with key stakeholders and community leaders throughout the Colorado region to maintain relationships as well as to educate communities about Colorado’s robust oil and natural gas industry.
Natela began her career in marketing then moved to Washington DC where she combined her passion for government and outreach in order to implement them at the federal level. While working at an institute in Washington, Natela developed a strategy to engage with key donors as well as expand the outreach and influence of the organization. She then moved on to create and manage nationwide campaigns for large food and beverage brands. Natela’s background has made her well versed in providing insight and actionable solutions to organizations in need of the robust set of services that Pac/West has to offer.
Natela has a B.A. in Political Science from Metropolitan State University and a minor in communications. Natela is on the board of GlobalMindED, is a CASA volunteer, and works with numerous other nonprofit organizations to execute their mission and impact their communities. When Natela is not volunteering and helping others, she enjoys motorcycle rides in the mountains and spending time with her family.