Ireland, Kristen

GRADUATE ADJUNCT FACULTY

School of Labor & Employment Relations

Education & Experience

Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources from the University of St. Thomas.

Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Human Resources from the University of St. Thomas.

Kristen is Co-Founder of People Spark Consulting, where she works with business leaders in agriculture and food manufacturing to develop straightforward, practical solutions to help businesses grow sustainably. In this role, she works with businesses on supervisor and leadership development, as well as practical change management. Kristen has worked in Human Resources throughout her career working in varying roles and business. Her experience includes for-profit, not-for-profit, union and non-union, and domestic and international.  Her most recent role prior to founding People Spark Consulting, Kristen worked at Land O’Lakes in Organization Effectiveness in focusing on leadership development and organization wide change management.

Courses

LER 590 SCM Successful Change Management