Kris Kepler is a seasoned leader who is amplifying LavaMaeX’s impact by enabling communities worldwide to deliver Radical Hospitality®—an ethos of meeting people wherever they are with extraordinary care—while bringing mobile showers and other essential care services to the street.
She is particularly passionate and informed about applying a user-centered mindset to developing products and services for the unhoused, fostering cross-sector collaboration to solve issues affecting unhoused people, and partnering with cities to galvanize action around hygiene and homelessness.
As CEO, she has led LavaMaeX to new levels of impact. Kepler’s accomplishments include guiding the organization through a rebranding and pivot from a focus on providing mobile care services to a focus on teaching others to provide LavaMaeX–designed programs in their own communities. She is responsible for driving strategy and planning, directing product and service innovation, cultivating donor relationships and stewarding finances.
LavaMaeˣ is a nonprofit that teaches people around the world to bring mobile showers and other services that promote well-being to people experiencing homelessness.