Kristina is a passionate, results-driven leader and a natural
doer. She has spent over 15 years in financial roles in global non-profits and
government sectors. She has held senior finance roles in many mission driven organizations including women's rights organizations,
global think tanks, and environmental organizations. She spent many years
working in the Fiscal Analysis Division at the Legislative Counsel Bureau and
the Governors Finance Office. She oversaw accounts for the Department of Corrections, Capital Improvement
Program, and other Public Safety budget accounts. Prior to coming back to the
state of Nevada, she founded the Institute of
Influential Disruption (IID). IID is a non-profit organization aiming to bring
leader and leadership development to everyone, particularly people who don't
have access. She believes everyone deserves access to evidence-based leader
development, positive self-development, coaching, and opportunities to build
experience and thrive. Kristina is an ICF Certified Coach and holds multiple
certifications in leadership development models.
Kristina studies under Dr. Seligman in Positive Psychology at the
University of Pennsylvania. She also holds an MS in Leadership and Management
from Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and a BS in Accounting from Golden
Gate University. After this year at Penn, she will continue her graduate
studies at Claremont Graduate School in Positive Organizational Psychology,
focusing on leader development.
She believes we are all leaders and followers.