Born in 1980 in Grand Island, Nebraska, is the second of five children. Growing up in Spaulding, Nebraska, she graduated from St.Paul High School in 1998. Juggling her academic pursuits at Central Community College, Ashworth College, and Hastings College, Kristine managed her family’s small business. Her dedication led to the culmination of a BA in General Administration.
Post-education, Kristine continued to make significant contributions to various mental health and substance abuse geared organizations, including administrative roles at The Bridge, Inc., in Hastings Nebraska, Behaven Kids, in Lincoln and Omaha Nebraska, providing corporate accounting contract services and concurrently opened and operated a state of Nebraska licensed daycare facility.
Balance and Happiness
Beyond her professional achievements, Kristine finds joy in activities with her children, Carlie and Soren. Her love of athletics has allowed her to coach her daughter in both volleyball and track, and her son in baseball. Kristine finds herself participating in CrossFit nearly everyday.
Because of her dedication in recovery, she has recently celebrated her 13th year of continued sobriety.