Kris Crenwelge


Professional Experience

Award-winning, visionary creative executive with extensive experience in corporate and nonprofit leadership at an executive officer/board of directors level; expertise and innovation in business development, strategic planning, design, communications, writing and editing


20 Years
Art Director
20 Years
20 Years


Women's Issues
10 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers
10 Years
15 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
5 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
20 Years
Association publication
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Dow Jones National Business Employment Weekly (1-2), O, the Oprah Magazine (3-5), Refinery29 (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Houston Rockets (10+), Professional Sports Publications (10+), PROMAX & BDA (10+), Los Angeles Lakers (10+), USC Football (10+), Allstate Sugar Bowl (10+), Los Angeles Kings (10+), Anaheim Ducks (10+), Detroit Pistons (10+), UCLA Football (10+), Cal Football (10+), Oakland Raiders (10+), Los Angeles Clippers (10+), Houston Texans (10+), San Francisco Giants (10+), Arizona Diamondbacks (10+), Kansas City Chiefs (10+), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10+), Cincinnati Bengals (3-5), San Antonio Spurs (10+)

Other Work History

Sports Publication Design - Owner/President KLC Creative - Principal Author/Writer/Speaker PROMAX & BDA - Communications Director Houston Rockets - Publications Manager Cleveland Cavaliers, ABC Sports (Europe), World League of American Football (Europe) Junior League of Los Angeles - Treasurer, Board of Directors, Exec Committee

Foreign Language Skills

Spanish - basic



Computer Skills

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Creative Suite Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Mac server and network


Folio Show Ozzie Awards for Excellence in Magazine Design: Honorable mention, best new magazine—PROMAX&BDA dna magazine American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Gold Circle Awards: Gold award, best annual publication, PROMAX&BDA dna magazine International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Helios Awards: Honorable mention, publication design, BDA Awards Annual Association for Women in Communications Matrix Awards: Feature writing and publication design Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Excalibur Awards: Gold award, publication design Junior League of Los Angeles - Presidents’ Cup Award winner for outstanding leadership


Women in Film Executive Member Junior League of Los Angeles