Kristi was born and raised in northern California, receiving her B.A. from the University of California, Barbara. Also a Registered Nurse, she has over 20 years of nonprofit experience, having worked as the Director of Hospitality for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce. She has a passion to serve her community, is an advocate for mental health awareness, and is an active member of many community committees and coalitions.
Kristi lives in Waynesboro with her husband of 12 years, Neil, their 10 year-old daughter, 5 year-old son, and Goldendoodle pup, Charley. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, listening to live music, and helping those who are in need in any way that she can.
Professional affiliations: Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Waynesboro Rotary Club, Waynesboro Kiwanis Club (Board of Directors)
Certifications: Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA), IRS Advanced Certified Tax Preparer (2018 - current)