Crystal Garcia is passionate about connecting with people and helping them identify and reach their personal and professional goals. As the Manager of Strata Experiences with Strata Leadership, Crystal works with the Strata Experiences team to create memorable training and development programs that equip participants with the tools needed to become more effective leaders within their organization and community.
Crystal attended the University of Oklahoma where she earned a BA in International and Area Studies and a Master of Human Relations. She worked at the University of Oklahoma for eleven years. During this time, she worked with the office of Educational, Training, Evaluation, Assessment, and Measurement (E-TEAM) as a Research Assistant. She went on to work in the Office of Student Life as the Director of Latino Student Programs and Services before moving to the Gallogly College of Engineering where she served as the Director of Diversity and Inclusion. Her background in higher education, community engagement, and event planning has been useful as she leads a team of event coordinators to create lasting moments of growth and development for program participants.
Crystal lives in the Oklahoma City metro where she enjoys serving others by sitting on numerous nonprofit boards and community event committees, focusing specifically on Latino community initiatives.