After a 15+ year career as a corporate marketing and advertising executive, much of it in the healthcare arena, Kristen took a break to take on the hardest job of all: being a mom. Kristen returned to school and received a Master of Public Health degree. With her relationship marketing expertise, and her new public health knowledge, Kristen set out to find her place in the treatment and recovery field. She comes to Breathe from an adolescent treatment program where she was Community Outreach Liaison. Kristen has also been very active in marketing and fundraising for numerous non-profit organizations. Kristen also has a BA in Communications from Drake University, along with the Master of Public Health degree from National University.