Kirsten brings more than 15 years of firsthand experience to her school district clients with a demonstrated track record of leading proactive, systems initiatives including organizational restructuring, strategic planning and implementation, program and fiscal audits, human capital and labor and results-based accountability for systems with budgets up to $700 million. She has counseled superintendents, other administrators and school boards on various matters focusing on building highly skilled cross-functional teams to achieve their organizations’ objectives.
Specific areas of experience include:
- Strategic planning and implementation
- Project management
- Urban education reform
- Governance and oversight
- Business administration and management
- Regulatory compliance
- Turnaround/crisis management
Prior to joining Bond, Kirsten was the Senior Program Office for The Farash Foundation, overseeing the development and execution of multi-year strategic initiatives focused on increasing access to high quality education through investments and project management across charter schools and district sectors, colleges and universities and external partners. Kirsten has also held various leadership positions in research foundations, non-profit agencies, charter schools as well as two key positions in the Rochester City School District, first as Assistant Counsel and then as Special Assistant to the Superintendent & Chief of Student Support Services.