Kristin HurstFreddie Laker
Director of Marketing & Comm.
Kristin Hurst joined Encompass in 2009 and is responsible for marketing, sales support, public relations and internal communications efforts for the company. She has nearly 30 years of experience in the marketing and communications field. Most recently, she served as Director of Brand & Communications for HD Supply, a $10 billion wholesale distributor and spin-off division of The Home Depot.
Previous to HD Supply, Kristin was Content Manager and Account Executive for Inline Marketing, an agency specializing in technology clients. She also served as Corporate Communications Manager for Star Systems, the country's leading ATM/debit network, and as a staff writer in the Public Relations Department of Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.
She began her career as a staff writer for the Osceola News-Gazette where she was recognized with numerous journalism awards from the Florida Press Association. Kristin earned a B.A. degree in English with concentration in Communications from Florida Southern College.