Krista grew up on the Western Slope of Colorado. Her small-town upbringing has inspired an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for the outdoors, and a “can do” work ethic. Her diverse professional experiences include; oil & gas land work, senior level retail management, on-site temporary staffing solutions, retained executive recruiting, and raising alpacas for their fiber. With a BBA degree in Marketing and an Accounting emphasis, Krista is an alumna of the University of North Dakota, and forever remains a Fighting Sioux. She has also completed all coursework in the paralegal program at Arapahoe Community College. Her love of running began in 7th grade. Fun running facts include: still holding her high school record in the Mile and 1600 meter distances, several collegiate sports letters, and the completion of 13 marathons, including five consecutive Bostons.