Brenda Crist (Lantz) is a first-generation college student from Pennsylvania. She earned a B.S. in Secondary English Education and a M.Ed. in School Counseling from The Pennsylvania State University along with post graduate credentials in School Administration and College Counseling from Shippensburg University and UCLA. She also is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Prior to joining the ACES team in 2014, Brenda served as a high school counselor for 17 years, where she initiated many college, career, and student success initiatives and served in leadership roles. In her free time Brenda enjoys riding horses, teaching riding lessons, practicing mindfulness and yoga, learning new things, spending time with family and friends, and going on road trips.
Work cell phone: 240-688-6745
Office phone: 240-567-2141