HBA Houston Honored Volunteer award was presented this month to Kristie Drew. Kristie was nominated for her commitment and many contributions as a volunteer for the HBA Houston affiliate. Since joining HBA Houston earlier this year, she has demonstrated an amazing attitude, enthusiasm and initiative to help the HBA Houston affiliate grow. Kristie is an HBA Houston ambassador and has also made significant contributions towards planning HBA Houston programs. Most recently, Kristie organized our first event at Quest Diagnostics, which was an incredible success.
Thank you, Kristie, for your dedication to inspire and further the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare. HBA Houston would not be possible without the contributions of volunteers like Kristie. She is an extraordinary volunteer that has played a significant role in building the HBA presence in Houston. Kristie recently shared at the August HBA Houston event that she is grateful for the opportunity to partner with the HBA to provide leadership training and networking opportunities for leaders in the field of healthcare. We too are grateful to have Kristie as part of the team.
Kristie Drew is the director of satellite operations for the Houston Clinical Laboratory for the Southwest region at Quest Diagnostics. Kristie began her career as a medical technologist in 1996 after she graduated from McNeese State University. In 2009, Kristie was awarded the degree of master of business administration from Letourneau University. She has had the privilege of serving in various roles in the laboratory, while seeking progressive leadership opportunities. Kristie believes that her career choices have allowed her to seek out positions that would propel her to the next level. More importantly, she has been mindful of how she shows up in her current position, so that when the opportunity presents itself she is ready for the next level. Email Kristie.