As Marketing Communications Coordinator, Kristi represents the university in the greater Kansas City market with regard to media and community organizations. She promotes events and academic offerings, develops cross promotions with corporate partners, industry associations and educational institutions in collaboration with the Division of Communications and Marketing at the Manhattan campus.
Prior to joining the K-State Olathe team, she was the coordinator of public relations for the Salina (Kan.) Public Library. She has also worked in marketing, communications and development with higher education and non-profits, including the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson and Bethany College in Lindsborg. She has also done international marketing and development for American Maplan Corporation in McPherson.
Kristi earned bachelor of arts degrees from Bethany College in Mass Communication and English in 2000 after also attending Kansas State University, and is a certified e-marketing professional. She is working towards her MLA at Baker University and will graduate Summer 2014.
In her spare time, Kristi is a fitness coach and conducts cardio and strength training classes at K-State Olathe that are open to the community.
Kristi is at home in Olathe with her husband, two children and golden retriever/collie mix.
Contact Kristi at (913) 307-7341 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.