Kristin joined Hampton in 2015 with a background in coastal community development, aquaculture, and public and congressional affairs. She is an alumna of the University of Oregon and holds a Master’s degree in International Development with an emphasis on environmental conflict resolution from American University in Washington, D.C. Kristin was born and raised on the central Oregon Coast in a small timber and fishing community and now resides with her family and English shepherd, Bogart in Portland, OR.