Brenda Kress

Brenda Kress, through her company, Just Imagine, provides leadership mentoring, board training and culture shifting, and dialogue coaching. After completing a two-year practicum in Contemplative Dialogue/Active Engagement through the International Centre for Contemplative Dialogue and as a certified mentor of Dynamic Dialogue, Brenda has focused on providing opportunities for individuals, leaders and groups to use dialogue to create healthier, happier and more compassionate work and personal environments. She is cofounder and has served as Executive Director of Mercey Springs Foundation, a charitable nonprofit, now a program under Chill Sacramento. She has also as Executive Director for several not-for-profit trade organizations.

Married to husband Nick for thirty-seven years, she is the mother of two young men, mother-in- law to two beautiful women and proud grandmother to 7-year- old Jameson and 18-month old Jace, who both constantly remind her of how fun life can be.