She led finance and programs at Women’s Funding Alliance for over nine years, most recently as the Associate Director. She oversaw grantmaking and community engagement programs, as well as financial management and accounting for the organization. Prior to Women’s Funding Alliance, she managed the Business Development Center at UW Bothell, where she provided consultation to small business owners and linked business students with consulting projects. She completed the MBA program at University of Washington, and has been teaching in the fundraising and nonprofit management certificate programs for many years.
Chief Finance and Operating Officer
Prior to Women's Link, Kristen worked as a consultant and interim leader in strategic operations and finance. She worked with small and medium-sized nonprofits and foundations in-transition; helping them identify the roadblocks that have impeded progress, build new systems to support their goals, and move beyond putting out fires to planning for the road ahead.
WHERE ARE YOU FROM?
Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
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WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT WORKING FOR WOMEN'S LINK?
I love being able to work with a smart and dedicated team to develop and implement systems that will help expand Women’s Link’s mission impact!