Meet Our Team

Allow us to introduce you to the dedicated staff members that help keep Growth from Grief operating day-to-day.


Krysti Reif

Executive Director

Krysti has completed a master’s degree in nonprofit management at the University of Central Florida, and she has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2008. Her nonprofit experience includes volunteer management at Give Kids The World and fundraising experience for both Rock Recovery, a start up nonprofit in Arlington, Virginia, and the Orlando Repertory Theater.  Krysti has previously worked as a nonprofit consultant, helping new nonprofit organizations get off the ground.



Brian Reif

Technology Manager, Support Group Manager

Brian holds an undergraduate degree in hospitality management from the University of Central Florida and an MBA from Stetson University. He has worked for the Walt Disney World Company since 2002 in various positions, including Operations, Information Technology and Marketing. He is a talented technology professional and in the past has donated his time and talents to Give Kids The World.



Millie Zevallos

Marketing Manager

Millie has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with concentration in Marketing and Business Management from the University of Central Florida and a certificate in Paralegal Studies from Rollins College. She has over 7 years of progressive experience in the Marketing and Business fields, having held various positions as marketing and social media coordinator and administrative manager, among others. She is bilingual in Spanish and has also served as an interpreter, in both professional and volunteer capacities. Millie is currently working as a Paralegal for a local law firm, and enjoys donating her time and talents to various charitable organizations.



Logan Anderson

Public Relations Manager

Logan has a BA from The University Of Central Florida in Mass Communications and Marketing. He has worked with companies such as NBC Universal, Williams Sonoma, STAR 94.5 and Phoenix Pictures. As a board member of The Orlando Story Club, Logan has helped put on shows which have raised funds for WMFE, Second Harvest Food Bank, Pg 15, and the OMA. It is after many Literary Exhibitions at The Orlando Museum of Art that Logan has used his story writing to teach and paint pictures for the benefactors of Growth From Grief.