Kristen Mozian - Director of Community
Kristen Mozian is the Director of Community at Makerhoods.org where she is responsible for recruiting, training, and providing business development services to microentrepreneurs. She brings 8 years of experience working in microenterprise and small business development organizations developing programs, marketing, and teaching and advising small business owners.
Her passion for supporting small businesses began at MERIT, a microenterprise development organization serving 3 counties in Oregon focused on serving low-to-moderate income earners, the Latino population, and rural communities. Kristen also has worked extensively with America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) in Oregon and in Connecticut. In these engagements, she developed training programs, implemented inbound marketing strategies, redesigned websites and marketing collateral, and spoke at America’s SBDC National Annual Conference.
Additionally, Kristen has taught over 100 small business owners about digital marketing, consulted small business owners and organizations, and launched her own e-commerce business in which she learned first-hand the struggles new business owners face.
Kristen is an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer alum and a StartingBloc Fellow. She holds a BA in finance from Messiah College.