Fueled by entrepreneurs, this FREE seminar will feature a live interview with a strong woman who has achieved success in business or entrepreneurship. The audience will hear her story of success and feel a connection with other strong women on their own journeys, finding inspiration along the way. All are welcome. Join us to connect with other entrepreneurs and get inspired!
Krista Coey Bernau is a highly accomplished leader with over 15 years of progressive management experience with national and local non-profit organizations. The promotion of community health and wellness; through the utilization of evidence-based practices, partnership, advocacy, education and positive change are the core principles of her professional identity.
She is the executive director of ABLE Inc which is a 501c3 organization that provides residential care to people with developmental disabilities in Southeast Minnesota. ABLE employs approximately 130 full and part-time staff and serves over 50 people.
During her time at ABLE Krista has led huge technology and infrastructure updates needed to make the 45-year-old organization relevant long into the future. She held multiple leadership roles to include Director of Social Services for a nonprofit organization in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Krista was part of the cross functional team responsible for bringing the multi-million dollar Reach Center to La Crosse County.
Krista served her country in the Wisconsin National Guard for 14 years including two combat tours to Iraq (2009/10), Afghanistan (2014) and a humanitarian mission building schools in El Salvador (2013). She has a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Viterbo University. Her undergraduate degree is in psychology and substance abuse counseling.
July 31, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: WWBIC - La Crosse