Kristi Reese ’08 Appointed Director of Campus and Community Programs

Walsh University has appointed Kristi Reese ’08 Director of Campus and Community Programs. In this role, Reese will coordinate bookings and event management for campus events requested by University faculty, staff and student organizations and oversee community rentals and event management for Walsh University owned facilities such as the Barrette Business and Community Center, Hoover Park and Hoover Hall, the Cecchini Health and Wellness Comlpex, athletic facilities and more. 

With more than 15 years of professional experience, Reese has a background in both corporate and higher education event management. Prior to Walsh University, she held similar roles at The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and The University of Akron where she planned events for the Office of Advancement and the Office of the President. 

Reese holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Walsh University, where she was active in campus activities and a cheerleader. She and her husband Ryan share two children and reside in North Canton. If you are interested in booking your wedding, corporate event or community camp, please contact Kristi at (330) 490-7117 or email