Kristen joined RRS in July 2022 as a senior consultant. She brings over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, innovative program development, and curriculum design and implementation spanning a variety of sustainability-related topical areas, most extensively in solid waste. She has been directly and indirectly involved in leading staff and volunteers, commodity marketing and sales, initiating and leading outreach campaigns, and identifying critical needs for program success and growth. Most notably, Kristen was on the leadership team in Kent County, Michigan that established an ambitious ‘90% by 2030’ landfill diversion goal that included innovative approaches to sustainable materials management. Her ability to combine big thinking with practical application serves clients needs well.