Mrs. Crist is a native of Fort Wayne. She graduated from IPFW with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and received her MBA, with a health care concentration, from Indiana Tech. Volunteering has been a part of her life. While employed at KUS she served as the company coordinator for the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon, March of Dimes fundraisers, and the United Way workplace campaign. She also has volunteered with her church and other activities in the community. Mrs. Crist and her husband, Jeremy, have devoted time to the FWCC by chaperoning for many tours that their daughter, Brianna, participated in. Brianna is currently in her 10th year with the FWCC and participates in the Youth Chorale and Chamber Singers.