Kristina is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, followed by a Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia.

Kristina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as well as a Certified Addictions Professional. She has served the Brevard community providing mental health care for over fifteen years through her work in non-profits and private practice.

In 2022, Kristina founded ARISE Mental Health Consulting Services to support the growing need for mental health care services in the community. She has been a long-time supporter of New Life Mission and has been involved with many ministries at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.

Kristina is also a contributing writer for where she shares about ways to incorporate faith into the gift of motherhood.

She has lived in Brevard County since 2007 with her husband, Daniel. They have four school-aged children. She loves sports, fitness, outdoors and musical theater.