Kristen Celender joined the Ultimate Care Assisted Living Management team in 2020 with over 20 years of experience in the human resources field. She graduated from Robert Morris University in Pennsylvania, and eventually relocated to Long Island in 2008. She earned her master’s degree in Professional Studies with a concentration in Human Resources from Stony Brook University. Prior to joining Ultimate Care, Kristen worked for a nonprofit organization which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities. During her time there, she led the development and growth of their HR department, which included streamlining and centralizing training, recruitment, and payroll processes. Kristen serves the employees of Ultimate Care with a mission-oriented mindset. Superior benefits packages, continuous training opportunities, and employee appreciation programs are just some of the ways that The Bristal supports the team members. Kristen firmly believes that the exceptional team who take care of the residents who choose to call our communities home, deserve to be well-taken care of, too.