Kristy McDonald 

Kristy McDonald has been a business and communication professor for over 16 years, whose passion is helping people reach their full potential in innovation, communication and happiness. She is currently a full-time professor at Northwestern Michigan College. She started Zenvelope, a mindful consulting company in 2017. Her areas of expertise are conscious communication, creative and mindful customer service, positive psychology, and mindfulness and meditation.

Kristy is a certified yoga and meditation instructor along with her many educational degrees in business and communication. She has been practicing meditation and yoga for over ten years and traveled to Thailand on sabbatical for three months in 2015 to learn new mindfulness and meditation techniques. While there she focused on the science behind training the mind with these techniques. She believes infusing mindfulness into education, business and relationships is the key to an awake and fulfilling life.