Kristen King, M.P.S

Manager of Virtual Solutions
Kristen King, M.P.S., AHP’s Manager of Virtual Solutions, has been designing and delivering digital products for more than 10 years. She specializes in creative use of technology and online collaboration tools to connect people and organizations, bridge gaps, and transform communities. At AHP, Ms. King oversees a team of virtual event producers, elearning course developers, instructional designers, and accessibility specialists to create engaging and effective technical assistance materials, live virtual training, and communications products in digital formats including webinars, virtual classrooms, virtual conferences, interactive elearning courses, videos, high-impact websites, and more. Additionally, she has been a certified WRAP® Facilitator since 2010, and provides senior subject matter expertise and strategic consultation to AHP’s WRAP and Recovery Books division.
Earlier in her career with AHP, Ms. King was a senior writer who developed products including elearning courses, fact sheets, Block Grant program manuals, and Reports to Congress. Her content experience includes mental health, substance use, co-occurring disorders, trauma, homelessness, criminal justice, and the intersection of these areas. Before joining AHP, she was principal in a small communications firm and worked as an editor in a cancer clinical research journal, as well as in magazines, books, and newspapers.  She was previously an adjunct professor in The George Washington University College of Professional Studies and has served on multiple advisory boards in the social media and technology space. Ms. King has managed multiple online communities and has significant expertise in social media marketing. She is a skilled trainer and facilitator, an expert virtual event producer, and an experienced digital strategist.
Ms. King is an executive board member of the Lake County Community Fund, dedicated to sustainability and community wellness in and around the small mountain community of Leadville, Colorado, and an advisor/mentor to The Life Center of Hernando, a Central Florida nonprofit shelter for mothers and their children ages 0-5 who are currently or at risk of becoming homeless. She has a B.A. in English from Mary Washington College and an M.P.S. in Publishing with a specialty in electronic publishing from The George Washington University. She is currently pursuing her M.B.A. at University of Massachusetts–Amherst.