Kristen joined Tyton Partners in 2018 as a Director in the strategy consulting practice. Kristen has spent 15 years working as a consultant and advisor to institutions, businesses, and non-profit organizations operating in the education space. Much of her career has been spent working with the post-secondary sector where her work has enabled clients to develop and launch new products, create and execute on growth strategies, achieve accreditation, identify cost-savings opportunities, improve fundraising results, and facilitate strategic planning.
Prior to joining the company, Kristen worked as a Special Advisor at Northeastern University, where she partnered with leadership to incubate and bring to market new initiatives. During that time she also led her own consulting firm focused on working with clients on strategic change management projects. Earlier in her career, Kristen was a Managing Vice President at Eduventures, where she developed and grew several practice areas, recruited and developed talent, and worked with 100s of postsecondary education clients. Kristen has also held positions at the U.S. Department of State, the International Equity Research Team at the Evergreen Investment Management Company, and at Colgate University in the Development Office. She also taught undergraduate global history and writing courses at the University of California, San Diego.
Kristen holds a BA in International Relations and Chinese from Colgate University and a MA in International Affairs and Economic Development from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California San Diego.