Fiercely loyal, extremely loud laughter, storyteller, Enneagram Nine, advocate, reader, writer, believer in building bigger tables for everyone.
Likes: Being a momma, yellow, big dogs, queso, Celine Dion, reading, writing, belly laughter, intentional time with her friends, squirrels.
Dislikes: Traffic, poodles, flying, being hangry, chipped nail polish, Christmas decorations on cars.
Krista moved to Austin in May 2018 to work for Austin Angels. Krista experienced a great deal of trauma but received a lot of support that helped her transition successfully into adulthood. After earning a BA in English with a creative writing minor in 2008, she decided to change gears and get a graduate degree in college student counseling. She earned her MS from California Lutheran University in 2010. In the spring of 2018 the opportunity to come on staff as a case manager with Austin Angels opened up and Krista said an enthusiastic YES without any hesitation, knowing that the job aligned her life experience, passions, and education into her calling. In June 2021 Krista took all of her knowledge and work experience and put it into use by becoming a foster parent. More than ever she understands the importance of supporting families who are fostering She is a fiercely loyal friend and advocate for children and families.