Kristin Mead is the CEO of Mead Project Management, a management consulting and training firm founded in 2013 to bring people and resources together around a unified vision of profitability and sustainable change. Ms. Mead has been certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2005. She has a background in IT and software development for the Federal sector, and has spent more than 25 years solving problems for organizations engaged in health, science, education, and applied technology. With a formal education in design from the University of Michigan (BFA ’89), Ms. Mead is a proven leader in design thinking and its application to innovative program development and project integration. She provides clients with sound analysis and creative solutions, offering perceptive insights for workforce development, partnership development, communications, and operational strategies designed to achieve specific objectives.