Kristina Pepelko, Communications Manager
Kristina is excited to be the newest additon to the Commuity Foundation team, bringing nearly a decade of experience. She has previously held professional roles across the philanthropic and business sectors, serving organizations such as Kids’ Orchestra, the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Michigan League of Conservation Voters, One Green Planet, and Croatia Times, among others. Kristina holds a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Writing, both from Grand Valley State University. A daughter of immigrants, she was born and raised in Michigan by way of Croatia. Kristina currently resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her husband, David and two former shelter cats, Stella and Luna, but is looking forward to relocating to the Traverse City area with her family and exploring its many natural wonders.