Bachelors of Science – Business Administration

Laura Hankes came on full-time with Millennium in October as HR Manager. She has been a resident of Dubuque, Iowa, for the past seven years and acquired her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Dubuque in December 2018. She has several years’ experience working in various lead administrative roles—even for Millennium Enterprises while based in Keokuk, Iowa (2011-2012). She most recently worked as Department Secretary for the City of Dubuque Health Services Department (2012-2019). Through her work with the City, Laura gained substantial experience working through difficult situations with citizens across a broad spectrum of socio-economic statuses. In this role, she served as the Health Department’s first point of contact between City staff and citizens, business owners, City Council, and community representatives; all while ensuring the department’s daily operations ran efficiently. Laura stays busy with her son’s sporting functions; recreational activities with family and friends such as camping, hiking, and kayaking; cooking; traveling; and staying active with CrossFit and running.