Kris Walters

Kris Walters

Work History

Work History
2004 - Present

Director

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Currently direct over 216 roles.

Directed a 60-day initiative catapulting revenue nearly 400% over prior year, increasing customer base 300% over tenure period.

Successfully applied budget growth to existing and new programs while containing costs and increasing user experience.

Overhauled and successfully rebranded a program of 10,000+ member client base.

Built strong startup programs from scratch from limited ingredients, promoting performance standards and client retention strategies through a solutions focus.

United Board of Directors to set mission statement/core values, and exceeded targeted goals.

Drove participation growth six fold in one role.

Recognized regionally for sustainable growth, structure, and process driven success.

Sold and implemented a computerized system, massively reducing paperwork and shrinking some processes from up to 6 weeks to under 48 hours.

Led a training and mentoring plan, significantly increasing participation and activity that drove a “feeder” program to ensure higher levels of participation.

Inherited and refined one program, increasing revenue by 3X the previous total.

2009 - 2013

Director of Events

The COR Project

Drove the planning and execution of more than 12 large-scale events throughout the U.S., some hosting up to 2,000 for a four-hour event, including world-class artists, performers and video production.

Travelled to nine markets, including Houston, Milwaukee and New York, overseeing all production activities, coordinating vendors and a core team of more than 15 artists, dancers and musicians for each event.

Developed and implemented a standard event manual documenting key processes, timelines, resource requirements, market pricing and production templates enabling teams to execute events in as quickly as 60 days – rolled out across all markets.

Advised team leads on promoting and building the event on-site recommending innovative social media and print strategies.

2007 - 2011

Senior Manager - Camp Tekakwitha

Archdiocese Kansas City, KS

Authored and implemented contingency planning programs, one of which is now part of college curriculum.

Managed 1 of the top 10% of accredited organizations of its kind, overseeing all education and adventure/leadership activities for over 1,700 participants.

Effectively managed and mentored staff of 65+ responsible for enrichment, support and safety of up to 250 clients per session, building a strong bench of returning leaders.

Education

Education