Meet the Team

Kristin Caliendo

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Kristin Caliendo

Talent Acquisition Specialist

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I can do all things through him who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13)

Kristin grew up in Phoenix, and graduated from Saint Mary's College of California with a bachelors' degree in communications. After graduating, Kristin spent several months in Central America enrolled in a Spanish language immersion program.

Kristin has since worked in hospitality management and in the nonprofit sector, including Recruitment Specialist and Global HR Special Projects Administrator for Food for the Hungry. Between juggling career roles with her role as a mom, she is currently pursuing a certification in high-performance leadership from Cornell University. When not volunteering for her church's children's ministry or pursuing education, Kristin enjoys podcasts and books from authors like Brene Brown and Matt Chandler.

She lives in Phoenix with her husband and two children.

Lightning Round Questions

  1. Sweet or Salty?
    Salty
  2. Winter or Summer?
    Winter
  3. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
    On a farm in the country, maybe France
  4. What was the last book you read?
    Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  5. If you could have dinner with three people, living or dead, who would they be?
    Brene Brown, Bill Gates and Richard Branson
  6. Favorite family tradition?
    Christmas Eve mass by candlelight
  7. What is the top location on your travel bucket list?
    Africa
  8. Favorite ice cream topping?
    Hot fudge
  9. What song always gets you singing along?
    American Pie - Don McLean
  10. If you could be president for a day, what would you do?
    Visit the most poverty stricken areas in the US and pray with them.
  11. If you could time travel, when and where would you go?
    I’d go back to Buffalo New York when my father was a child.
  12. Favorite Olympic sport to watch?
    Figure Skating
  13. If you suddenly won the lottery and could devote all of your time to become an expert in anything, what would it be and why?
    Become a speaker on leadership
  14. What's something you like to do the old fashioned way?
    List making