Associate of Science, Occupational Safety and Health—Columbia Southern University
Unexploded Ordnance Techician—Texas A&M

Kristen Mendes

Safety Coordinator, Portland

As a people person, Kristen loves any opportunity to meet new people and build lasting relationships with other professionals in the industry. She has a genuine passion for safety and is determined to leave a lasting impression with everyone around her, especially when it comes to keeping workers safe in the field. Among her many skills, Kristen is qualified to blow things up if needed – safely, as an Explosive Ordnance Technician of course! Outside of work, she enjoys weight training and has two years of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training under her belt. Her other hobbies include sports photography (for which she has been internationally published), spoiling her two dogs and annoying her husband from time to time.