Nelson Accepts Red Coat, Joining Marion Chamber Ambassadors

Christa Nelson accepts Red Coat Ambassador Roll

Marion, Iowa – Epiphany, a Corridor public relations and marketing firm, announced today that Christa Nelson has accepted the Red Coat call and joined the Marion Chamber Ambassadors.

“I love supporting and celebrating local businesses, especially during pivotable points on their journey,” says Nelson. “As a business owner it meant so much to me to have the Chamber’s support and to celebrate my milestones with the Ambassadors in attendance. The Red Coats are such valued assets to our community and I am honored to join the party as an official member.”

Nelson, a self proclaimed business cheerleader, is an Iowa native passionate about helping others ignite their legacy. Her growing marketing agency specializes in helping businesses and nonprofits grow big dreams through strategic and tactical marketing services. Christa is also very passionate about serving in her community through volunteering her gifts and talents. She is a very active member of the Marion Chamber, often attending ribbon cutting ceremonies and monthly BixMix events. Christa serves on the boards of Friends of Czech Village and Marion Cares and volunteers for the Linn-Mar Foundation, Linn-Mar Booster Club, Attachment & Trauma Network, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Antioch Christian Church. Since launching in January 2018, Epiphany has selected three nonprofits to receive donated services as their way of giving back to the community. The growing agency offices out of Marion and MERGE in Iowa City. 

Marion Chamber Ambassadors serve as the goodwill arm of the Chamber, welcoming new businesses and lending support to members during milestone events such as ribbon-cuttings and groundbreaking ceremonies. In addition, Ambassadors staff monthly BizMix events and work with the businesses who host these networking events. Serving as a Chamber Ambassador allows active members to share their enthusiasm for the organization while networking throughout the community. Applications are open twice per year, in March and September. Any employee of a current Marion Chamber member is encouraged to apply.


Christa Nelson, MBA is the owner of Epiphany, a women-owned business that provides a full-range of services, including strategic planning and fundraising, brand identity and storytelling, digital marketing and web design, social media and media relations. Christa holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, and graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Business Administration. She is an adjunct instructor at Mount Mercy University and a LIFE instructor at the University of Dubuque. Christa serves on the board of the Friends of Czech Village and Marion Cares. She volunteers regularly for Linn-Mar Foundation, Attachment & Trauma Network, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Antioch Christian Church. Christa and her husband, Carlos, reside in Marion and are the proud parents of three young men, a godson and a grandson. (photo attached) Visit for more information.

Epiphany, a women-owned business, provides strategic tactical marketing services to businesses and non-profits, including strategic planning, brand identity and storytelling, digital marketing and web design, social media and media relations. The company’s brand promise is to be the creative spark you need to ignite your legacy. The growing agency offices out of Marion, Iowa and MERGE in Iowa City. The power packed team lead by Christa Nelson, a gifted encourager and natural brand influencer helping firms of all sizes grow big dreams. Visit for more information.

Marion Chamber works hard for your business and for the community we serve. The Chamber supports policy laser focused on creating the BEST business climate and the BEST quality of life. The Chamber strives to provide its members value through strong communication, exceptional member benefits and community leadership. The mission is “To be a leading advocate for the business community, creating an attractive environment where business will flourish and citizens achieve the highest quality of life.” Visit for more information.