Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently named Christina Keller to its Board of Trustees. She will serve two-four year terms. Keller is the Business Unit Leaders of Triple Quest, a joint venture between Cascade Engineering and the Windquest Group. Triple Quest is focused on producing products for communities in developing countries. The venture’s premiere product is Hydraid® BioSand Water Filter, a simple device that reduces parasites, bacteria and viruses in water, thus reducing water-related deaths. Her career has focused on international development and she has done hands-on work in Uganda and Peru.
"I am committed to making a positive and sustainable social change in Grand Rapids and am excited to join the Grand Rapids Community Foundation in its mission and I hope to challenge them to think systemically and build in future sustainability,” said Keller.
Prior to relocating to Ada, where she lives with her husband Andy and son Jackson David, she was a project leader at Polaris Management Partners, a management consulting firm in New York.
Keller holds an MBA in Sustainable Global Enterprise from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in International Development and Environmental Studies from Boston College.
She is a graduate of Leadership Grand Rapids and is involved with the Grand Angels investment group, Transformation Advisors Committee and the Family Business Alliance Next Generation Group. She also serves as an advisor to Grand Valley State University’s Community Ethics Roundtable and the Community Sustainability Partnership.