Kristine joined MCAD in 2011 after four years in a leadership role at St. Catherine University, where she headed up that college’s corporate and foundation relations team. Under her leadership, St. Kate’s corporate sponsorship program greatly expanded and grant contributions nearly doubled.
Prior to joining St. Kate’s, Kristine served as the director of development, marketing and communications at Chrysalis, a renowned Twin Cities women’s organization. While at Chrysalis she introduced several new outreach initiatives, including the hugely popular Night of the Butterfly fundraising gala.
Kristine is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and has served on the boards of several metro-area organizations including Steppingstone Theatre and Theatre Unbound. She currently is a director of the Walk-In Counseling Center, and serves as an adjunct faculty member for Metropolitan State University’s College of Management.
Kristine earned her B.A. from Metropolitan State University, and her M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University.