Raquel Bahamonde
Director of Communications

Raquel Bahamonde serves in a consulting role as Director of Communications for the Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3) and serves in the same role for the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) in a shared services agreement. Bahamonde is currently the Owner and President of Bahamonde Communications LLC, a strategic communications firm, based in Indianapolis, Ind.

She previously served as Executive Director of Corporate Affairs for AIT Laboratories, a prescription medication monitoring toxicology and forensics toxicology lab, and as Executive Director of Marketing for AIT Bioscience, a contract research organization.

She has served as Executive Producer and Director of E-Content for Inside INdiana Business, Media Relations Director for a Carmel, Ind. public relations and advertising agency and as Noon News and Entertainment Producer for WISH-TV (CBS, Indianapolis). Bahamonde has also held television reporting and producing jobs in Illinois and Michigan. She has been honored with two Emmy awards and eleven nominations in her career.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Radio-TV with a minor in Art from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale.