Cristina began her relationship with the Child Development Center in 1987 when she was a student at the preschool. She returned in the fall of 2017 as the office administrator for the Child Development Center (CDC). She then took over as the director in August of 2018.
She holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology from Chapman University where she also minored in Holistic Wellness. She has an extensive background in customer service, management and nutrition coaching. She spent fifteen years volunteering at summer camps both as a counselor and a director.