Kristi is the Co-Founder of Operation Clean Recovery, which is pursuant in educating and bringing awareness about addiction and recovery to addicts and non-addicts alike. As a person who is compassionate and understanding of the struggles of others, she believes that long-term recovery and a life lived in sobriety is possible for all who seek it. As the Director of Operations and Lead Editor, Kristi is adamant in sharing all angles of the current epidemic with addiction, regardless of her own personal opinions. It is necessary for others to stay informed while learning to live without a drug or alcohol dependency and to better help loved ones suffering with this affliction.
Kristi is presently employed as a licensed substitute teacher in Ohio while also holding her certification for a Peer Recovery Support Specialist through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. She has served two years with Americorps as an Online Program Coordinator, earning the Segal Education Award in both 2015 and 2016. While serving, she spent a year as a Facilitator for topics covering Civil Relations. Kristi acquired her Bachelor of Arts in English from Kent State University in 2009, and is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.