Kristina Pepelko, Communications Manager
Kristina brings nearly a decade of experience in writing, editing, and communications to the Community Foundation. She 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 resides in Traverse City with her husband, David and two former shelter cats, Stella and Luna.