Kristen has a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Stonehill College and a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston University.

She began her career as a Residence Director/Assistant Director of Student Activities at Regis College, followed by a stint as the Assistant Director for Community Service at Wheaton College. While at Wheaton she realized that she missed working in the residential aspect of Student Affairs and took a Residence Director position at Wentworth Institute of Technology. After two years in Boston, Kristen moved on to an Area Coordinator position at Fairfield University and following that, served as our Assistant Director of Residence Life for six years.

Presently, as the Director, she is responsible for the oversight of the residence halls that house our approximately 2300 resident students. In addition to representing the office on various campus wide committees, she is responsible for professional staff supervision, development, selection and training.

When she isn't at work Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, although she can also be found enjoying reality television, the beach/outdoors and playing sports!