Kristi Spence is a registered dietitian and certified specialist in sport dietetics. Kristi thoroughly enjoys representing dairy farmers and works both locally and nationally on initiatives to convey the importance of dairy in the diet while making the farm to table connection.
Prior to working for dairy farmers, Kristi offered nutritional counseling and developed nutrition-education programs and hands-on cooking workshops for youth and adults as a sport dietitian with Intermountain Healthcare. She has given lectures around the country on a variety of topics related to health, wellness, sustainability, and sport nutrition and enjoys the challenge of offering practical real-life nutrition tips.
Kristi completed her undergraduate degree at Princeton University and received her graduate degree in Nutrition from the University of Utah. She is an instructor in the University of Utah’s Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology and co-founder of Athletics United, a running club in Cache Valley designed to build community through sport. Still an avid runner, Kristi is an Olympic Trials qualifier in the Marathon. She loves cooking, hiking, and spending time outside with her husband and two sons.