Kristin is the Chief Executive Officer at Social Solutions. She brings an extensive background in the non-profit and foundation space and a proven track record as a software executive to the Social Solutions team. Known for driving transformation and growth in technology organizations of all sizes; her experience spans small private companies, fortune 500 holding companies, and private equity models.
Kristin founded and led Impact Strategy Group, LLC, a provider of innovation, growth, and execution strategies to owners, investors, and management teams. Prior to founding her own company, Kristin served as CEO for MicroEdge, LLC., a leading provider of financial management, grants management and employee engagement software solutions, which was part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio of companies. During her tenure, she led an evolution in the way foundations invest to deliver results and outcomes for their constituents and partners, and ultimately led the sale of MicroEdge to publicly traded Blackbaud, Inc (BLKB) in 2014.
Prior to MicroEdge, Kristin oversaw a suite of productivity software products and services for legal professionals at Thomson Reuters, and prior to that served in many key leadership roles for E-Discovery, data recovery and computer forensics technology provider Kroll Ontrack, ultimately serving as President of the company for 4 years. Kroll Ontrack is a B2B provider of technology enabled services, software, and SaaS solutions for the legal industry with 1500 employees in 23 countries.
Kristin is passionate about sharing her expertise through service and has been delighted to serve as a board member of service-oriented organizations. These organizations include North Memorial Health Care in Minneapolis, MN; and First Step Initiative, which provides microfinance support to women in the Democratic Republic of Congo to enable them to start their own small businesses and improve their lives and the lives of their families.
Kristin earned a J. D. cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota and a B.A. in English/Communications from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and a Management and Leadership Certificate from MIT – Sloan School of Management.