Kristi Hamada, Director of Programs

Kristi Hamada, Director of Programs

Director of Programs

Kristi Hamada obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Tufts University, with a double major in Engineering Psychology and Biomedical Engineering.  Kristi joined Phoenix Rising in 2008 to set up and run Collections in the Accounting Department.  She became a Staff Accountant in 2011 and a licensed Community Manager in 2013.  In early 2015, she was promoted to her current position, Director of Programs.  The Programs Department is responsible for the Phoenix Rising field staff, IT, several ancillary programs, and the continuous development and refinement of systems and processes within Phoenix Rising.  Kristi has maintained her CMCA certification and Illinois license for Community Association Management.  She is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii.  She enjoys playing pool, traveling, snowboarding, tennis, and singing in a community chorus.

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