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Olsen Named to New Position of Director of Operations at Moms on the Run

Moms on the Run is excited to announce Krista Olsen as Director of Operations. A member of Shoreview Moms on the Run since 2012, Krista will help execute company priorities and oversee all daily operations for employees, franchisees and customers of the company nationwide.

​“I am extremely passionate about Moms on the Run and its mission to help busy women discover the path to a lifetime of physical fitness, all while finding the accountability and community they need to thrive,” Krista remarked. “I have been surrounded with an awesome community of like-minded women as a result of being a runner with Moms on the Run for the past decade.”

Krista brings a wealth of marketing strategy, critical thinking, project management, process improvement, and integrated marketing knowledge to her new role with Moms on the Run. Most recently, she was Head of Trade Marketing for Earth Animal, where she developed and led business-to-business marketing strategy. Her expertise in building a collaborative, empowered, productive team will be an asset at Moms on the Run. 

“I am very excited to welcome Krista to our team,” shared Moms on the Run CEO and founder, Karissa Johnson. “Krista is organized, driven and energetic. She is ultra-focused on helping Moms on the Run operate more efficiently so we can continue to grow nationwide.” 

Krista started running when she was 14. She loves the challenge of running and has crossed the finish line of 5 marathons, triathlons and even an Ironman. 

She has a B.A. from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from the Questrom School of Business at Boston University. Olsen resides in Shoreview, Minn., and is married with three daughters, two cats and a dog.