As a survivor, founder and CEO of The Innocence Mission Elaina Kroll learned firsthand the heartache and grief of childhood sexual abuse. Now an advocate for victims, she is dedicated to the dream of creating a society where children are no longer at risk of the devastating crimes of sexual predators.
Elaina has a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing from San Francisco State University and is a Certified Specialist of Wine, as well a First Level Sommelier. She worked as a high school and junior high minister for over five years, and has extensive experience speaking to both youth and adults about important issues that affect our lives. An eloquent orator, Elaina is regularly requested to share her story, experience and knowledge with large groups and audiences. She currently resides in Newport Beach.