Kristen Hartman

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Member Value & Experience Director, PPA

A passionate and dedicated advocate for photographers, Kristen Hartman serves as Professional Photographers of America’s Director of Membership. She has been instrumental in enhancing PPA’s resources and member offerings and reinforcing the association’s commitment to helping its members (of all specialties) grow their photography businesses and improve their profitability.

With broad experience in industry event planning and customer service, Kristen has spearheaded PPA’s member outreach and is focused on ensuring that every member interaction with PPA is a positive one. She has helped bring to life more communication and network growth tools (like theLoop) for member photographers and is constantly looking ahead.

A graduate of Georgia State University with a B.A. in Sociology, Kristen also holds a Certificate in Hospitality with Emphasis in Meeting and Tradeshow Planning from Georgia State. She previously served as Director of Membership with the National Association for Printing Leadership and as a Project Manager with The CMO Team, a marketing agency.

Kristen's Courses

  • Business Insurance: Are You Protected?

    Instructors: Kristen Hartman
    Video: Property & Casualty, Bailment Coverage, Worker’s Comp, General Liability, blah, blah, blah. However boring it may be, insurance is an important part of any business – even for an artist like yourself. If you’re not properly covered, everything you’ve worked for could be gone in a legal instant!
  • Member Benefit: Understanding the New EMV Regulations

    Instructors: Kristen Hartman
    Webinar: PPA's preferred credit card processing partner, Bank of America Merchant services will keep you informed about changes coming in the credit card processing industry. This webinar will address not only the EMV chip and the changes involved, but also give you some background information on Interchange rates, what they are, and how they affect the processing costs passed on to you.
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