VP, Client Strategy
Kristin Priest serves as Vice President, Client Strategy. With over fifteen years experience as a consultant, coach and fundraiser, Kristin has partnered with diverse nonprofit organizations including healthcare, secondary and higher education institutions, and faith-based ministries to strengthen their fundraising programs and advance their mission. Her expertise includes comprehensive fundraising counsel, major and mid-level giving, gift officer coaching, campaigns, and board development.
Prior to joining Pursuant, Kristin served for nine years as the associate director of Philanthropic Service for Institutions (PSI) where she provided consulting services to a variety of faith-based organizations on issues such as capital campaign planning, board development, and capacity building. She also managed extensive professional development programs including onsite training, workshops, and new fundraiser mentorship
programs. Prior to PSI Kristin served as a gift officer and annual giving director for Texas Christian University and Washington Adventist University.
Kristin earned a Master’s degree in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University and a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications from Southwestern Adventist University. She received her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation in 2007.