M.S., New York University, Tisch Center for Hospitality
B.S., Western Connecticut State University
Kristen serves as a Contract Administrator at Troca Global Advisors, a role in which she oversees contract, escrow and project servicing functions for the firm. She also leads our hospitality and lodging advisory practice including design implementation, project management, secret shopper and asset management services.
Kristen is the founder and chief collaborator at hotel design boutique Banana Peel Collaborative in which she provides design and project implementation services to the the lodging and hospitality clients of Troca Global. Kristen's hospitality design background includes various branding and conversion projects in the Boston area, Maine, and South Asia.
Earlier in her career, Kristen worked with travel research giant PhoCusWright for nearly a decade. There, she was responsible for managing clients and the company’s digital and online Salesforce CRM platform. Kristen received a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Western Connecticut State University and her master’s degree in Operations and Brand Strategy at the New York University Tisch Center for Hospitality.