After attending the Timothy Internship in Guatemala, Kristen moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in 1998 to work in the GTN International Headquarters. While working in Jacksonville, Kristen became a licensed foster parent with the state of Florida. After a few years of fostering three beautiful babies, she was able to adopt all three children in 2004. Kristen is currently entering her 17th year of working in the Finance/Business Administration department of GTN. As the Operations Manager, among other things she processes the payroll for GTN missionaries and oversees the processing of all incoming donations. When she isn’t busy at work, Kristen loves to volunteer in the classrooms of her special needs children.