Kristal Virgil

Kristal's background in communication and passion for advocacy for those in need brought her to Groundswell in 2015. Kristal received her BS in Communications and is currently pursing certification in Human Resource Management. As the Operations Manager at Groundswell, Kristal provides support and administration for all Groundswell's programs. Before coming to Groundswell, Kristal directed a childcare center, which allowed her to hone the skills of task management, administration, record-keeping, and budget development, while providing care to children from low income families.

3 Articles

  • Falling Into Savings
    It may not feel like it yet, but soon it will be time to pull out fall sweaters and warm scarves. Cuddling up with some hot chocolate while wearing a warm sweater is one of my favorite parts of the season. Unfortunately, every fall, when we turn on the heat for the first time, our energy bills go up as we combat the chill, and if you are like me, staying warm while keeping your energy bill low is a priority.
  • Service and Values
    Groundswell stands on its core value of service. We were founded on a vision and mission of building community power through the lens of service. At Groundswell, we believe that service is a privilege, not a chore. It's one of the things we take pride in — putting people first and keeping them at the center of our community solar projects. 
  • Fostering a Culture of Belonging
    While I wear many hats as Manager of Business Operations and HR for Groundswell, one role that I am particularly passionate about is centered around Groundswell’s commitment to creating, and maintaining, a culture for our staff that is both inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging.