community & employee relations director

Kris is a dynamic and accomplished professional serving as a dual-role Director for Employee and Community Relations. With her exceptional interpersonal skills and extensive experience in building strong relationships, Kris has established herself as a trusted advocate for both employees and the community. Her unwavering commitment to fostering a positive work environment and creating meaningful connections with the community has made her an invaluable asset to The Bridges.

Kris's professional journey began in the field of human resources, where she quickly distinguished herself as a compassionate and effective advocate for employees. Recognizing her exceptional skills in building relationships, she was appointed as the Director for Employee Relations, responsible for ensuring a positive and inclusive work environment. However, Kris's passion for community engagement led her to take on an additional role as the Director for Community Relations, where she could extend her impact beyond the organization.

Kris's contributions as a dual-role Director have been instrumental in strengthening both employee satisfaction and community partnerships. In her role as Director for Employee Relations, she has implemented various initiatives to enhance employee well-being, such as employee recognition programs, professional development opportunities, and open communication channels. By fostering a supportive and inclusive culture, she has significantly improved employee morale and retention rates.

As the Director for Community Relations, Kris has actively engaged with local organizations, nonprofits, and government agencies to establish mutually beneficial partnerships. By aligning the organization's values with community needs, she has earned the respect and trust of key stakeholders.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Kris enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Kris recently moved to a farm and is learning to navigate how to be a city girl in a country world. Kris quickly remembered; she is not a fan of snakes!

Kris’s exceptional skills in building relationships and her passion for both employee and community engagement have positioned her as an invaluable Director for Employee and Community Relations. Through her innovative programs and initiatives, she has created a positive work environment that fosters employee satisfaction and growth. Simultaneously, her community-focused efforts have strengthened partnerships and improved the lives of community members. Kris's dedication to bridging the gap between employees and the community exemplifies her commitment to creating a harmonious and impactful organization.

Email Kris

receive the care you need

Our goal is to make Assisted Living accessible to seniors in Ankeny, with the ability to stay close to family and friends and develop an incredible support system of new and old relationships.

As you grow older, your health can change much more rapidly than in your younger years, often requiring different levels of care and specialized attention. With our onsite doctors, we can track your health, or the health of a loved one, to make sure you are receiving proper care. Assisted Living combines the freedom of Independent Living with the added benefit of an attentive staff and all-included services to make daily life easier and more manageable.