Chris Swistro is a results-oriented management consultant and coach known for implementing organizational change that streamlines work, enhances worker productivity and management effectiveness, and increases profitability. A natural leader, she has spent twenty years transforming organizations by working closely with executives and their teams to quickly and accurately assess their needs and objectives, remove roadblocks, and activate change to attain sustainable performance improvement.
Chris' work has focused on providing strategic advisory services to executives in the for-profit and social sectors in the following areas:
strategy development and implementation,
team alignment and effectiveness,
fundraising planning and implementation, and
Through her work across industries in the for-profit and social sectors, she has built a reputation as an honest broker, trusted advisor and reliable and committed service delivery professional. Before founding Swistro Advisors, Chris served as Senior Vice President of Professional Services at FoundryOne, a start-up company helping client firms incubate technology ventures. Prior to that, she was a Senior Manager in the Financial Services practice of KPMG Consulting, overseeing a range of e-commerce development projects for large financial institutions. Chris began her career in Massachusetts state government, working in transportation finance and planning. She then began directing strategic planning and project management activities for a multi-million dollar information technology project agenda at the Office of the State Comptroller.
Chris holds a Bachelors degree in Public Policy and American Institutions from Brown University, and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. She is a member of the International Coach Federation.
A 2010 winner of the national EWGA Women Who Lead award, Chris also was the 2008 recipient of EWGA Boston’s prestigious Timmermans-Zick award for leadership, spirit and exemplary service. Chris is a member of the board of trustees of several Boston organizations include the Cantata Singers, Chelsea REACH, Womenade Boston, and the Chelsea Community Foundation.
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