Kristen Azarelo

SHRM Foundation Director

Kristen graduated from Appalachian State University as a Division I Varsity Cross Country Athlete with a BSBA concentrating in Human Resource Management and minoring in International Business. She recently became a member of Raleigh Metro when she joined Umicore USA Inc. as their Compensation and Benefits Analyst in 2017. Kristen is very passionate about engaging and educating employees on improving their wellbeing through wellness challenges and seminars which fits perfectly with her active lifestyle. In her free time she enjoys hiking with her dog Dex, finding extremely difficult ultra-marathons to run, cooking, yoga and volunteering at the local animal shelters.