Brenna WoodEvents Manager

    Brenna Wood joined the MOCA staff as Events Manager in March of 2021. Brenna’s responsibilities include the planning and management of MOCA’s events, including our Black, White & Teal Gala, HOM Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer, Molly Cade Scramble for Ovarian Cancer, Light Duluth Teal Gala, Annual Meeting, Awards Celebration and other gatherings. Brenna also coordinates event sponsorships and leads our event committees and volunteers.

    Before joining MOCA, Brenna was a campaign manager at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society where she coordinated event logistics and volunteers for multiple galas, walks, stair climb events, award ceremonies, and intimate donor gatherings. Prior to working at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Brenna worked for Thrivent Financial in a field office where she planned client appreciation events, financial workshops and other small gatherings. Brenna also worked as a premium club host for the Minnesota Vikings.

    Brenna has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota located in Winona, Minnesota.

    Outside of MOCA, Brenna can be found exploring her neighborhood of Northeast Minneapolis with her husband Jeff, toddler Warren and dog Dexter. They love attending local sporting events, especially Minnesota Twins games.

    Brenna can be reached at (612) 824-1297 or bwood@mnovarian.org.