Holly's House in Evansville, Indiana, announced Kristine Cordts as its new Executive Director on Wednesday.
According to a press release from Holly's House, Cordts' background consists of a 20-year career in nonprofits and policy.
She studied Political Science and Public Administration at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, after which she assumed roles in state policy with Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Illinois Community College Board, and the Illinois Workforce Investment Board.
During that time, Cordts cultivated programs throughout Illinois in hazard mitigation, workforce development/education and training, and Adult Ed and Family Literacy in both public education and nonprofits.
Cordts moved to Evansville 11 years ago in 2009, where she partnered to facilitate greater impacts in the areas of healthcare, housing, community development, and social enterprise.
She joins Holly's House after five years with the local nonprofit Karma Collection.
“I am incredibly honored to work with an organization known for putting children first in our community. The dedication of this exceptional team and our partner organizations unites the resources of this community around victims and their families to bring healing and hope," said Cordts.
Holly’s House is a non-residential victims advocacy center providing services for victims of child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault in southwest Indiana.