Aaron Heldt

Community Relations and Marketing Coordinator

Aaron Heldt

Aaron earned his B.S. in Business majoring in Marketing from Eastern Illinois University. While at EIU, he was an active member in the American Marketing Association, Immanuel Lutheran Campus Ministry, and as a Student Ambassador to the Lumpkin College of Business. During his senior year, Aaron co-taught a University Foundations course to incoming freshmen to help them transition to college life and bring awareness to the many amenities that the university had to offer.

In 2018, Aaron began his journey at The Bridge Teen Center as the organization’s full-time Community Relations & Marketing Coordinator. Prior to joining The Bridge, he worked in the financial industry at NuMark Credit Union as a Marketing Specialist. Aaron’s role is to help spread the word about The Bridge Teen Center and The Bridge Thrift Store to teens, families, schools, churches and the community as a whole.  

Aaron has ridden over 100 different roller coasters at amusement parks all across the country. He enjoys them so much that in college he spent two summers working at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. While at Cedar Point, he was as a ride host and worked record breaking scream machines such as the Millennium Force, Raptor and the Magnum XL-200 (the tallest and fastest roller coaster of 1989).  

In his free time, Aaron enjoys hanging out with friends and family, going to amusement parks and watching game shows. His two favorite shows include “The Price is Right” and “The Amazing Race.” On the weekends, he serves as a church organist at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Beecher, Illinois and at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant Park, Illinois.

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