Crystal joined The Strebel Planning Group in August of 2004 as a part time administrative assistant. Crystal has grown into the position of bookkeeper and accounting associate for the firm and in 2016 became a Manager. Crystal supports the tax team and firm in a wide variety of areas.

Education
– Herzing University, Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting Diploma
– Associates Degree in Business Administration, Graduated with Honors

Community
– Volunteer, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
– Co-chair the Greater Ithaca Out of the Darkness
– Community Walk – 2012-present
– Host International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
in Tompkins County – 2012-present
– CNY Board Treasurer 2018-present
– Survivor Outreach/Healing Conversations Program Volunteer, June 2014
– Health and Wellness Fairs and Tabling Events to share AFSP information
– More Than Sad: Teen Depression presentations to High School Students
– Talk Saves Lives: An introduction to Suicide Prevention is a community-based presentation covering the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention and what people can do to fight suicide, presentations to local community groups
– Central New York Board Member and a Field Advocate 2014-2018
– Member of Tompkins County Mental Health Coalition

Interests
– Photography (many photographs on our website are Crystal’s work!)
– Traveling

Favorite Causes
–  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
–  Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Passion Projects and Fun Facts
Crystal enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her dedication and passion for her volunteer work with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is inspirational. You may find her getting lost with her camera taking photos for hours.

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