Kathy Krey is the Director of Research and Assistant Research Professor for the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University. She oversees a diverse portfolio of research and evaluation projects on food security topics, including child nutrition programs, coalition building, and data analysis and mapping. She has served as a university research analyst and adjunct faculty member and worked for management consulting firms as a marketing communications professional. Dr. Krey has testified before the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee and the National Commission on Hunger on the importance of public-private partnerships and child nutrition programs. Dr. Krey is married to Conner Krey and they are the proud parents of Elliott (2006), Oliver (2006), and Hazel (2010).