About Us

Meet Our Founders

Kristie Calvin, M.Ed.

Kristie brings over 15 years of education and business experience to 1st Fruits Consulting.  Her experience in higher education has helped many colleges and universities across the United States identify and hire high quality candidates in Admissions, Financial Aid, Career Services and Academics.  Using her knowledge, Kristie has successfully placed Provosts, Vice Presidents of Admissions, and Directors of various departments for schools across the United States.  Kristie holds a Certificate in Administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage, a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelors of Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Michael Calvin
Vice President of Operations

Before joining 1st Fruits, Mike was involved in staffing and recruiting for 10 years working in the areas of Engineering, Telecom, and Information Technology.  Throughout his experience, Mike has focused on the quality of personnel presented to clients and has developed the methodology that 1st Fruits uses to understand the qualities and traits client’s seek in each position.  The successful result has been to find the right “fit” between employers and employees.  Mike holds a Bachelors degree in History from Point Loma Nazarene University and is a graduate of the Greater Orlando Leadership Foundation class of 2004. He currently sits on local boards for the Boy Scouts of America and Wayland Baptist University.