Kristen joined the VGA team in 2017 as an Event Project Manager. Specializing in event management, she primarily works with the Omaha Farmers Market, Physicians Mutual & WOWT Holiday Market, Omaha Summer Arts Festival, and Latino Center of the Midlands Fundraiser Dinner (Destino Dinner).
Prior to joining VGA, Kristen worked as an Alumni Relations and Event Manager for Mercy High School where she worked on several fundraising and alumni events. She also spent time working in events and development at Autism Action Partnership.
Kristen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations & Advertising from the University of Nebraska Omaha.
FUN FACTS ABOUT KRISTEN
With VGA Since: February 2017
What titles would your coworkers give you? Fun Committee President. On-the-Fly Problem Solver. Junk Food Supplier.
Three words that describe you: Sociable. Adventurous. Reliable.
What are the coolest or most important trends you see today? Being KIND, and people being supportive and encouraging of one another.
Favorite Quote: “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” – Dolly Parton
If I weren’t so good at my job, I would be… Co-owning a brewery with my friends
Favorite Happy Hour Drink: Any beer – the hoppier the better!