Kristen Besselsen is the Strategic Planning Associate at Coastal Risk Consulting. Prior to Coastal Risk, Kristen was a professional athlete playing for Örebro Volley in Sweden while also working remotely as the Marketing Manager for Claim Academy, where she focused on branding, promotion and search engine optimization. Kristen graduated from Murray State University with a B.S. in Marketing and an MBA.
Advances in technology have become crucial in assessing a homeowner’s true risk and loss prevention. Firms such as Coastal Risk Consulting use LIDAR (light detection and ranging) to model water inundation and storm surges and assess risk by location.