Kristin joined PFM as a director in the Minneapolis office. To better service our Midwest clients, Kristin was transferred to the Milwaukee office where her focus is serving various types of government entities in Minnesota and Wisconsin as a financial advisor. She recently spent five years as an assistant commissioner at Minnesota Management and Budget where she oversaw the Debt Management Division and was responsible for managing the state’s general obligation debt, as well as other state revenue and appropriation debt programs. She worked with state agencies and local governments on the implementation of capital bonding appropriations. Kristin has served on various state agency governing bodies that had debt issuance or investment authority, drafted legislation for new debt programs, and managed the state’s rating process.
While at the state, she oversaw the issuance of more than $6.6 billion of bonds including tobacco settlement revenue bonds and state appropriation bonds to finance the public share of U.S. Bank stadium.
She has been active in various professional associations and currently serves on the national board of Women in Public Finance and is a member of GFOA’s Debt Committee and the Debt Management Advisory Council for the University of Minnesota.