Photo by: Bridget Broihahn
Community involvement: I am very involved with many organizations that pri¬marily benefit women and animals. I served on the management team of Junior League of Champaign-Urbana as the vice president of Finance, Schools Relations Coordinator and board member of Girls Go For It, Fur Ball committee member and board member of the Champaign County Humane Society. Additionally, I am a member of the Young Ag Leaders at the Champaign County Farm Bureau, and the American Heart Association Go Red Passion Committee.
Proudest professional accomplishment: My proudest professional accomplishment was completing my Illinois MBA in 2012 and being awarded the Illinois MBA Extraordinary Achievement Award.
Best advice to give or received: "A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected." I love this quote and have taken it to heart in my leadership roles.
From the nominator: "I've been so impressed with how much time and energy Kristen puts into her career and her volunteer work." - Cynthia Bruno, CSO, Agrible Inc.