Kristen joins the Blank Family Foundation in 2019 after serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Concern Worldwide US, Inc. in New York, a global humanitarian organization focused on the world’s most vulnerable.
At the Blank Family Foundation, Kristen will collaborate with officers and the board of directors in the identification and analysis of organizations to whom grants should be considered, evaluate and ensure the financial health and integrity of the Foundation’s grantees, and work with the team to drive business operations for maximizing returns and mitigating business risks.
Before entering the field of philanthropy, Kristen served as the finance lead for global development projects with Lockheed Martin, and is a graduate of Lockheed Martin’s Financial Leadership Development program.
Kristen has a bachelor’s degree in business from the George Washington University, where she graduated with honors. She resides in Atlanta with her husband, Vinay, and son, Owen.