Senior Communications Officer
Bringing a over a decade of progressive marketing and communications experience, Krista Washington serves as the Senior Communications Officer at the East Bay Community Foundation. In this position, she is responsible for expanding EBCF’s communications efforts to solidify and amplify its role in advancing a just East Bay. Prior to EBCF, Krista served as the Director of Marketing & Communications for the Oakland-based nonprofit, Coaching Corps. Additionally, she served as the head of marketing and communications at the U.S. Soccer Foundation (Washington, D.C.) where she lead all aspects of marketing and communications – from branding, digital strategy and analytics to thought–leadership and public relations.
Devoted to working for social change and delivering an exceptional stakeholder experience, Krista has served in various communications roles across the country with a diverse array of organizations including Soccer United Marketing, Competitor Group, and USA Football.
Krista received her M.B.A. from San Diego State University and holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Exercise/Sport Science-Sports Administration and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. When she’s not reading about the latest trending topics, you can find her on a yoga mat, running, or trying a new recipe.