Kristy Weidman has worked for Oregon Tech since 2007, first starting as an adjunct professor and then advancing to assistant professor where she now serves as the Program Director for the Marketing degree program. Kristy teaches marketing and management courses and has extensive experience in both the private and public sector working as a media buyer, creative designer, graphic artist, sales representative, copy editor, newsletter editor, videographer, script writer, volunteer coordinator, program coordinator, and public relations representative. Kristy holds a Master of Arts from Thomas Edison State University, a Bachelor of Science from Oregon Tech, a journalism and broadcast rating from the Defense Information School (DINFOS), a Marketing Strategy Certificate from Cornell University and in January 2018, received a Digital Marketing Certificate from Cornell University. Kristy is a member of the American Marketing Association and is a competition judge. Recently, Kristy and three of her colleagues attended the Stanford Design School (d.school) where they studied design thinking. Kristy is currently co-teaching an Essential Studies Synthesis Experience (ESSE) course.
Kristy is a board member with Discover Klamath (where she also serves as the marketing committee co-chair). Kristy was recently appointed to serve another term on the Klamath County Tourism Grant Review committee and continues to serve on the Klamath Community College (KCC) Business Program Advisory committee. During 2017, Kristy served as a judge for the Downtown Business Plan competition. On campus, Kristy serves on the Oregon Tech Essential Studies Synthesis Experience (ESSE) committee, is an academic advisor, senior project mentor, and is a member of the Oregon Tech Honors Program Commission. Kristy is also the advisor to the newly-formed Cheer/Spirit squad.
Kristy loves to travel. She has been on two humanitarian trips abroad—one to Tanzania with Oregon Tech’s Engineers Without Borders and the other to Trinidad with Habitat for Humanity. Kristy has walked the Camino de Santiago and studied with shamans in Peru. Kristy thoroughly enjoys the outdoors & Klamath Falls. Her favorite activity is to take Mogley, her rambunctious Jack Russell terrier, on Hogsback for their daily hikes.