Kristin Kaufman is founder and CEO of Alignment, Inc®, formed in 2007 to help individuals, corporations, boards of directors and non-profits find alignment within themselves and their organizations. Alignment, Inc. is a unique services organization that works with companies and individuals to create sustainable success individually and collectively. She’s brought this expertise to hundreds of people since establishing Alignment. Her past and current clients include Accenture, Hewlett-Packard, HMS, Frito-Lay, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Baylor Healthcare System, Uplift Education, NYC Leadership Academy, and many others.
During her 25 years of corporate experience, she held executive positions at Hewlett-Packard, Vignette Corporation and United Health Group. In 2009, Kristin pursued and was awarded, the distinction of Professional Certified Coach from the International Coaching Federation and also achieved the designation of Certified Leadership Coach through the esteemed program of Georgetown University.Kristin Kaufman is a dynamic business leader, successful entrepreneur, executive coach and published author.
Her first book – Is This Seat Taken? Random Encounters That Change Your Life® was released 11/1/11 to national acclaim and centers on her global experiences seeding her journey toward alignment. It has been endorsed heartily by business notables including Gary Kelly, CEO, Southwest Airlines, and distinguished leadership expert authors Stephen R. Covey, Ken Blanchard, and Dr. Noel Tichy.
Kristin customizes her presentations depending on the type and size of the audience. She can speak to audiences that include, but are not limited to: C-Suite executives, board of directors, high-potential employees, HR managers, organizational development groups, professionals on the fast track and sales executives in healthcare, technology, education and non-profits organizations. She is open to considering other audiences. She speaks to smaller audiences (3-500) to larger audiences (25-30,000) – and customizes her content and style to meet the audience where they are.
A quarter century in the C-suite of Fortune 500 companies has honed her skills and helped shape her into the dynamic force that is the Kristin Kaufman today. She brings to the room a passionate energy, wit, and Southern charm mixed with an old-fashioned work ethic and philosophy. It refreshes. It challenges. Yet, most importantly it leaves you thinking.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Kristin is open to speaking at any local Dallas-Fort Worth, state-wide or nationally located event.