Operations Manager / Executive Assistant
Valerie Krepel, Operations Manager / Executive Assistant, manages BVGH’s office, tracks new outreach initiatives, and assists with special projects across BVGH’s network of program partners. Before joining BVGH, Valerie was the Chief of Staff at Pius Kitchen and Bath, where she led rebranding and assisted in restructuring departments. Valerie received her BA in Multimedia from California Lutheran University, summa cum laude. Her honor's thesis revolved around ethical and sustainable practices in agriculture, which led to a broader interest in global initiatives. Valerie is originally from Alaska and enjoys hiking, fiber crafts, and spending time with her cats, Pugsley and Pepita.