Kristen oversees the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center’s (Iowa JPEC) marketing and communications strategy. A Michigan native, Kristen has a B.A. in Communications and Studio Art from Hope College and an M.A. in Advertising and Digital Marketing from Michigan State University. Upon completing school, Kristen worked as a Marketing Coordinator for a national construction company until she moved to Iowa in 2014. Prior to joining the Iowa JPEC team, Kristen served at the Marketing Director for the Ronald McDonald House Charities chapter located in eastern Iowa.
M.A. in Advertising, Michigan State University, 2011
B.A. in Communications & Studio Art, Hope College, Holland, MI, 2010