Lauren Sendelbach grew up on a small acreage in the small farming community of Henry, Illinois. Upon graduating high school, she went on to study agricultural business and economics at Iowa State University, where she was heavily involved in leading clubs and organizations such as Econ Club, Ag Business Club, and CALS Student Council. In 2017, Sendelbach won the CALS Leadership Excellence award. She was also a peer mentor for the ag business program and worked under Mike Gaul in career services.
Sendelbach continued her education outside the university through internship experience. She has crop scouted in southern Minnesota for Richard Armstrong Consulting, was a grain merchandiser for ADM in Des Moines and Valdosta, Georgia, and was a distribution intern for Kramp Group in the Netherlands. Upon graduating with a bachelor's degree in agricultural business and economics in Fall 2017, Sendelbach continued with Kramp Group in a dual position as International Management Trainee and North American Operations Manager while based in the Netherlands and Poland.
In May of 2019, she moved back home to the states to begin working for Tillable as their Market Launch Lead. The company signs up landowners who are looking to rent their farmland and put their farm details on Tillable's platform, where local farmers can put in offers to rent the land.
As Market Launch Coordinator, she investigates strategies for new markets and channels target.
"I’ve actually used my econ degree 100% and I have a lot of plans I’d like to implement that involve Iowa State."
Sendelbach is based out of downtown Chicago and lives in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, with her boyfriend and ISU alum, Nick, and their puppy, Molly.