Dr. Kristi Bradford

Executive Director

Dr. Kristi Bradford brings her skills, knowledge, and experience to Leadership Trussville after serving as Executive Director of a literacy non-profit in Central Alabama for the last five and a half years. Prior to her work in nonprofits, Dr. Bradford had a successful twenty-five-year career in Alabama’s public education system. She worked for 18 years in Trussville as a gifted teacher, technology teacher, and assistant principal at the elementary level. Dr. Bradford embraced the transition from Jefferson County Schools to Trussville City Schools. She was integral in Trussville’s expansion from one elementary campus (Paine Primary & Intermediate Schools) to three elementary schools.

Kristi and her husband reside in Trussville and their children are all graduates of Hewitt Trussville High School. A faithful member of Trussville First Baptist, Kristi serves as a member of the media team and has served in missions to Thailand in the capacity of a teacher of English. Current leadership activities include chairperson for the Summer Learning Committee of Governor Ivey’s Grade-Level Reading Campaign; president-elect, Trussville Daybreak Rotary Club; Birmingham Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Nonprofits, March 2021; member, United Way of Central Alabama’s Bold Goals Initiative; manager, The World Games, Community-wide Read Aloud event in Bessemer.