Kristin is the founder of Powers Strategies, focused on providing independent strategic and regulatory consulting services to clients in both the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. She leverages her technical engineering and project management background to support program development for novel and emerging technologies, including pre-submission regulatory interactions with FDA, pre-clinical test program development, clinical trial planning and execution, and product approvals.
Previously, Kristin was a strategic consultant at Avania LLC, a global medtech clinical research organization, where she worked to develop comprehensive regulatory and clinical strategies to optimize the product approval process across therapeutic areas that included neurovascular, neurological, orthopedic, cardiovascular, bariatric interventions, and infectious disease. She held prior roles in product development (Procter & Gamble), R&D (Arthur D. Little), process engineering (Anika Therapeutics), facilities engineering (Genzyme), and program management (Worcester Polytechnic Institute).
Kristin earned her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and is an active alumna. She serves on several MassBioEd program steering committees and recently completed her term as President of Friends of Shrewsbury Crew, a non-profit fundraising organization that provides support for one of the oldest (public) high school crew teams in the country.