Kristin has served on the boards or worked with the International School of Florence, Yale University, New York City-based Riverside Park Conservancy, and Byram Hills School District over the past 13 years. She helped these organizations build stronger relationships with their constituencies, raise vital funds, and created organizational structures that previously did not exist, with a particular strength in finding the intersection between strategy and execution.
Before she left the corporate world to raise her three daughters, she assisted in launching newly F.D.A. approved pharmaceuticals while working for companies including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Forest Laboratories and Par Pharmaceutical. Audiences included scientific thought leaders, the medical community, patients, pharmacies and healthcare plans.
Kristin was a collegiate swimmer and also worked for the New York Road Runners Club (New York City Marathon) and the Connecticut Tennis Open.
Her communications strength was developed at Edelman Public Relations in New York and Chicago, and through the study of Graphic Design as an undergraduate and as a computer graphic artist for a U.S. NAVY sub-contractor.
She is from Virginia Beach, has an M.B.A. from Columbia University and a B.A. from Yale University. Presently she resides in Florence, Italy with her husband, and three daughters.