Kristen is a Mergers & Acquisitions expert with over 20 years of due diligence and integration experience. She has participated in deals ranging in size from $10M to $60B leading large scale global integrations. Much of Kristen’s M&A experience has been cross-border providing her experience with unique country-by-country requirements and cultural considerations.
Prior to joining DD Consulting Partners, Kristen held M&A leadership positions both in industry and consulting. Kristen served as VP Merger Integration at Envision Healthcare, Senior Director M&A Integration at Western Union and Director M&A Integration at Omnicell. In these roles, Kristen often hired consultants and, therefore, understands where consultants can be leveraged to add optimal value to the M&A integration process. Kristen previously worked for Accenture/Arthur Andersen where she advised Fortune 500 clients on M&A.
Kristen is known for her success in delivering value-driven integration approaches to clients; helping them identify and prioritize value sources and realize that value through integration. Kristen’s clients appreciate her collaborative working style and her ability to break down complex issues into manageable parts.
Kristen is certified in M&A through the Columbia Business School and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication and Economics from Northwestern University. Kristen also completed the Executive M&A Program at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.