WICT Staff: AVP, Industry Relations & External Communications Kristin Edwards
Kristin joined WICT in 2010 and brings a strong association background to the organization with over 10 years of experience as a non-profit executive. In her current role, she serves as the Associate Vice President of Industry Relations and Communications, overseeing WICT’s public relations plan, working to help advance WICT’s mission in a collaborative and strategic manner.
Prior to taking on her current role, Kristin was Senior Director of Business Development and Fulfillment, where she provided stewardship to all of WICT’s year-round partners and helped build and strengthen WICT’s diverse sponsor portfolio.
In her previous role at the American Society of Women Accountants (now Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance), she worked in conjunction with the volunteer leadership to implement several key strategic programs and served as the liaison to the organization’s various national committees.
Prior to that, Kristin worked for the American Psychiatric Association providing extensive research and editorial support to the world’s leading psychiatrists for the implementation of the DSM-V. In addition, she handled the logistics and produced materials for the DSM-V task force conferences around the globe.
A native New Yorker, Kristin earned a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Albany. She and her husband, Daryl, reside in Atlanta, GA, with their three daughters.