Leanna Thesken

Brand Advocate & Storyteller

Location Icon Hawaii


Blogs About Utility Web Design


Web Design Case Studies


Utility Websites Launched


Leanna Thesken’s journey into the cooperative world began with a spark of inspiration during high school, thanks to her involvement in the NRECA Youth Tour. Little did she know that this initial experience would pave the way for a bright and fulfilling career, deeply rooted in the cooperative spirit.

As a state delegate for Hawaii in NRECA’s Youth Leadership Council, Leanna discovered her passion for empowering communities and fostering connections. Her enthusiasm eventually led her to Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, her hometown cooperative, where she flourished as a Communications Assistant.

Leanna’s cooperative adventure continued as she honed her skills with the Pioneer editorial team, crafting compelling stories for utility organizations across the country. Alongside her editorial endeavors, she worked with the Pioneer Social group to curate engaging social media content that resonated with audiences nationwide.

In her current role at Powerful, Leanna is dedicated to ensuring every utility organization enjoys a phenomenal experience during the implementation phase of their web projects. As your go-to guide, she facilitates meetings, coordinates resources, and performs meticulous quality control reviews on our websites. With Leanna by your side, rest assured that you’re in the capable hands of a cooperative aficionado who’s truly committed to your success.

Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Arts in Media Communication & Public Relations, Point Loma Nazarene University

Fun Fact

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Leanna loves to surf!
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If Leanna could have any superpower, she would want to teleport!