NEW YORK, N.Y., March 2017 — Bridge Partners is delighted to announce the appointment of Kristin Winkel as Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Family Service of Seattle (JFS).
In her new role at JFS (http://www.jfsseattle.org/), Kristin will manage a variety of programs and departments that serve a range of populations. As JFS continues its evolution to outcomes-based, data-informed delivery of core services, Kristin will be an invaluable thought partner to the JFS leadership team as the organization continually strives to better serve their clients.
In her decade-long tenure at the King County Housing Authority, Kristin designed and implemented programs; managed government contracts and compliance; collaborated successfully with partners in the social service and public sectors; and, managed large, complex teams as well as multi-million dollar budgets.
Kristin earned her undergraduate degree from Vassar College, as well as a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University. She began her service-focused career at what is now called the Food Bank for New York City.
For Kristin, joining JFS represents both a new beginning and continuity in her professional path. “I’m excited to be returning to the nonprofit sector with another mission-driven organization. The energy that comes from that sense of purpose is something I value and really see at JFS.”
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