Kristina Coggins serves as the Manager of Chancellor and University Events for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Kristina partners with the Chancellor’s office and Development team, focusing on donor, scholarship, and campus annual events.
Kristina moved to Colorado from Texas and joined the team in Fall 2018. Prior to UCCS, Kristina worked at Marriott International Inc. for the past five years in a myriad of roles. Most recently, she was an Event Manager at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center (an 1,815 guest room and 500,000 square feet meeting space facility). Kristina was responsible for managing the client’s experience from the moment their contract is signed until the final bill is settled. She loves all aspects of event management and enjoys the event day adrenaline rush. Prior to Marriott International Inc., Kristina had the opportunity to work two Copper Mountain winters and two Alaskan summers. During Kristina’s first Copper Mountain experience, she fell in love with Colorado and vowed she would return someday.
Kristina earned her BA in Political Science from the Hood College (Frederick, MD) and her MS in Hospitality Management from the University of North Texas (Denton, TX). In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her fiancé and spending time in Pagosa Springs.