Kristin Studer

Area Director

Kristin joined MENTOR Oregon in 2012 and currently serves as area director of the Portland Metropolitan area.  She is responsible for managing the operations within the community and overseeing the local employment services and alternative to employment programs.  She provides leadership to a large team of support providers and program oversight that ensures the health and safety of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Before joining MENTOR Oregon, Kristin spent 20 years as a program manager for SCVP, Inc., specializing in employment and vocational services for individuals with IDD.  Her motivation and passion to assist individuals with disabilities and their families drives her to continuously strive for excellence in the human services field.

She is an active member in her community, volunteering with St. Vincent De Paul Industries in Portland to assist individuals in developing independence and gaining skills.  Kristin also is active through St. Anthony Parish in Tigard, performing work services and care planning for both children and seniors.

“I am proud to be a part of MENTOR Oregon’s highly professional workforce, which leads the way in practices that promote inclusion, productivity and independence for the people we serve.”