Whitney S., Director of Operations
I am a Longview native. I received both a Child Development and Teacher Education degree from LeTourneau University. Professionally, I have worked in a variety of fields – universities, counseling practices, performance centers, child-development centers, and the Marine Corps Community Service’s marketing department. My husband and I have been married for 11 years and have been back in Longview for the past 6 of those, after living on both the East and West Coast. We have 3 children, a golden retriever, and a cat. I enjoy coffee, running, and going on adventures with my family.
Angela M., Support Staff
I graduated from Pine Tree High School in 1993. I obtained my Associates Degree from Kilgore College, and I have a Bachelors of Science from UT Tyler. I have been married for 18 years, and we have one daughter (age 13). I have been a stay at home mom for the last 10 years, prior to joining KPS in June of 2018.
Jennifer S., Support Staff
I am originally from the Houston area but have lived in Longview for the past 25 years. I graduated from Stephen F. Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. Although my background is in retail management, I enjoy working in a medical office environment. I have been a stay at home mom most of my adult life. My husband and I have five children together and I enjoy traveling, Netflix, and just spending time with friends and family.
Makenna P., Support Staff
I have lived my whole life in Longview, and I am in my junior year at East Texas Baptist University. I'm working on a couple of bachelor's degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
I have a background working with kids and nonprofit organizations, and someday I want to work in Victimology. In my free time I play with dogs, read, spend time with my loved ones, and kayak.
Hannah F., Support Staff
I am originally am originally from Dallas, TX. I graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX with my Bachelors of Arts degree in psychology and minor in sociology. I am currently pursuing my Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Texas at Tyler. Professionally, I have worked in childcare and in a residential facility for struggling teens. I hope to become an LPC and work with families, couples, and athletes.
My hobbies include being outdoors, working out, playing soccer, volleyball and pretty much anything active.
Tara A., Support Staff
I was born and raised in Tampa, FL and have lived the last 17 years in Dallas, GA. I graduated with my Bachelor's in Art Education from Georgia State University in 2012. I have worked as a veterinary technician, a caretaker, and a teacher. My passion is in education. I taught Pre-K in a traditional setting for five years and have recently been teaching students age 4-13 online, while raising my two children at home. In my free time, I enjoy sharing time with my family, reading and have recently taken up an interest in woodworking. I am excited and honored to be a part of the support staff here.
Tracy R., Support Staff
I am a Longview native and attended Tyler Junior College. I moved to Houston for many years, where I gained a diverse sense of culture and life experience. I have extensive experience in office fundamentals and management. I also have a passion for working with children with physical and learning disabilities. I’ve spent many years working with the young and elderly that need daily assistance and therapy. I have four fur-babies that I love and adore: a German Shepard, a Newfoundland, a Pekingese Mix, and a Black Munchkin Cat. I enjoy horticulture in and outside my home. I also love cooking and spending time with my wonderful family.
Sabrina M., Support Staff
I'm originally from Kosse, TX. I was a stay at home mom for most of my kids younger years. I met the love of my life and ventured up here to the Longview area 4 years ago. We have 6 children between the both of us. In 2018 I received my Pharmacy Technician license and have worked in the pharmaceutical field for past 2 years. I love and enjoy helping others and always have.
I also enjoy spending time with my family, having cook outs, and enjoying each others company. Both my boys are involved in sports, absolutely love to watch them play when I can.
Elissa W., Support Staff
I graduated from Longview High School in 2014 and moved to Huntsville, TX to study music at Sam Houston State University. I recently have returned to my hometown and hope to transfer to a nearby school in the coming years to further pursue a career in music. I have one sweet fur baby named Stevie that was rescued almost three years ago. My hobbies include singing, binging Netflix shows, and eating dark chocolate. I have extensive experience in an office setting as support staff and as a Longview native I am excited to be at Kranz Psychological Services to provide services for the betterment of my community.
Mark K., Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
I was born in Northern California. I came to Longview in 1993. I am an engineer by trade, and I hold 12 patents. I have worked at Stemco for the last 20 years after starting an engineering design group there. I served for 6 years on the board of directors for both Hallsville ISD and Harrison Central Appraisal District. In addition to my job as a senior engineer, I currently serve in the role of CFO for Kranz Psychological Services.
Krystal G, Support Staff
I am a mother of a six year old red headed girl who is in gifted and talented first grade. I graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Sciences, with a major is hospitality and a minor in business. I have lived all over East Texas but have called Longview my home for the past nine years.