About Kristin Derwinski
Kristin is an executive coach, facilitator, and business transformation consultant dedicated to inspiring leaders, teams, and organizations to do their best work.
She can quickly connect with individuals and groups by exploring unique questions that facilitate learning through reflection and discussion. She enjoys partnering with leaders at all levels and is a strong listener with the ability to challenge individuals to stretch and grow.
Kristin served inside organizations for over 25 years, where she built high- performing teams, designed short- and long-term strategies to upskill global leaders, and learned the tools and mindsets critical for leading and sustaining change.
As a consultant, Kristin has served as a strategic advisor, coach, facilitator, and project manager in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, health care, financial services, legal and non-profit. She creates an environment where individuals can be themselves, lean into their strengths, and develop new skills. She works diligently to simplify challenging concepts so they can be practically applied and repeated. Her goal is to inspire every leader to practice something new every day, even when it is uncomfortable.
Kristin speaks on topics of particular interest such as teaming, change management, executive presence, career development, energy management, and all things leadership.
Kristin completed her Master of Business Administration from Marquette University and her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. She is an Associate Certified Coach [ACC] with the International Coaching Federation and is certified in Hogan, LEAD NOW!, 8 Manager Skills, Clifton-Strengths, and Teaming for Success. She is currently serving as the Past President of the Southeastern WI – Association for Talent Development.
When not in a workshop or coaching conversation, Kristin enjoys time with her family traveling, paddling, hiking, swimming, skiing, biking, and learning to golf.