Kristie brings to her position at NYZCCC more than seventeen years of financial services experience as an accounting/business consultant, project manager, and systems analyst. She has worked as an accountant and internal auditor in many different industries while donating service hours to non-profits to help set up systems, create budgets, and develop better business practices. In addition to her time at NYZCCC, she serves in a similar context at The Church of St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church in Midtown Manhattan. Volunteerism and community involvement are key to a healthy future for all, and Kristie serves as a wildlife educator, animal welfare advocate and fosterer, environmentalist, and a NY State certified Critical Care Emergency Medical Technician. She heads the high school student EMS training program at Shirley Community Ambulance, where she is a full-time riding member, and volunteers as a Wildlife and Environmental Educator at both The Queens Zoo in Corona Park, NY, and the Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge in Shirley, NY. To be part of an organization dedicated to patient care while serving as a patient advocate as an EMS provider is truly a privilege, and she looks forward to being part of such a wonderful organization.