Kristen Hjelm is a Regional Account Manager for the Bunn-o-Matic corporation. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, their two young children and a wild Cattle Dog.
Kristen recently completed a Master in Business Administration from Arizona State University. Kristen has been involved with the coffee industry for over 20 years as a barista and business development consultant for Dillanos Coffee Roasters and the BUNN Corporation. She has judged regional and national Barista Competition judge, both sensory and technical.
Kristen has volunteered, assisted, presented, and created content for previous Coffee Fest and SCA courses. Kristen is passionate about the specialty coffee industry and providing a welcoming atmosphere to learn, share and grow with one another.