Ginger Strand, Contracts Process Associate (MAPS PBC)

Ginger earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University and started her professional career in healthcare at Blue Cross Blue Shield. She spent six years as a government bid specialist, then moved into fashion sales administration, marketing for a chocolate factory, and creative direction for senior care activities. Ginger stepped into the psychedelic professional world as Project Manager of Programs and Content for Third Wave, where she managed and developed their Psychedelic Coaching Certification Program and their inaugural Virtual Summit. At MAPS PBC, Ginger is working with the Contracts Administrator and Legal team to improve and streamline databases and processes, as well as assisting with the contracting process. She feels humbled and honored to be part of the important work MAPS is pioneering.

Her personal interests include costumes, dance, spending time with loved ones, being in nature, and animals—with a special love for cats, bats, goats, and octopuses.