Kristi is a key member of VEJ Holdings, LLC; which is a full service distribution company with clients spanning multiple industries across the United States. Prior to joining VEJ, Kristie was an entrepreneur, having started a number of businesses covering a variety of different industry verticals. She has held various leadership positions in a multitude of private and publically traded companies. Kristie continues to regularly consult as a turnaround professional with a focus on competitive positioning, improving financial performance and expand capabilities. She also provides Executive Assessment Services, specializing in senior management assessment and post-merger integration consulting.
Kristi is a multifaceted executive with fifteen years of global experience who is skilled in complex transactions, negotiations, M&A due diligence, compliance and capitalization across companies spanning various industries.Kristie earned a B.S. from DePaul University and served in the United States Army. She co-founded and sits on the Board at It's Our Little Secret (www.itsourlittlesecret.org), a registered 501c3 in the state of Illinois.IOLS comprises exclusively of volunteers dedicated to providing a voice to sexually, physically, and emotionally abused children and teens through advocacy, mentoring, and creative expression.