Kris partners with her clients to create meaningful and sustainable change for themselves and their organizations to bring more joy into the workplace, improve communication, and streamline how work gets done. She does this through powerful one-on-one executive leadership coaching, team coaching, and practical process improvement. She uses mindfulness techniques to remind each client they are above all a human being first.
Kris partners with a diversity of clients, including family owned businesses, physician leaders, and leaders at all levels of development. She assists family owned businesses in realizing their vision when transferring leadership to the next generation. She helps leaders transform their leadership capacity to lead the way for others and develop a highly engaged team who can achieve the results they desire.
Kris has an extensive a 30-year career in healthcare delivering care to patients, supporting clinicians through technological changes, implementing new care delivery models, and using data to inform process improvement. While working in the MaineHealth System as a Vascular Interventional Radiology Technologist, she led the implementation of a $7M digital storage system. She bridged the communication gap between IT and clinician teams, and supported hundreds of medical professionals in their development of new skills and confidence as they moved from a film-based environment to a digital acquisition and storage environment.
As a credentialed trainer for EPIC, she helped several groups navigate the use of an electronic medical record more effectively in the exam room with their patients. She also developed a practice improvement program to support practices in leadership development and methods to improve their patient and staff experience.
As an experienced coach, speaker, facilitator and trainer, she has developed and conducted trainings locally, regionally and presented nationally. Kris is an active member of the Forbes Coaches Council and has contributed to several articles published on Forbes.com.
Kris is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation as well as a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. She is also certified in several methodologies and assessments including Conversational Intelligence ®, Genos Emotional Intelligence, Energy Leadership Index, Dartmouth Clinical Microsystems, Lean Design for Healthcare and Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety.