Kimberly Kriger is Managing Director at Kekst and Company, a leading strategic, corporate and financial communications firm, where she has worked since 1998, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and co‐heads the firm’s financial restructuring practice. Kimberly has nearly two decades of experience across the fields of communications, law and business, counseling clients across a wide range of industries – from energy, finance and airlines to educational publishing, entertainment and technology, manufacturing, and many more – in the U.S. and internationally, on some of the most high profile and complex corporate situations. Her work with executives and Boards involves strategic
planning and multi‐stakeholder messaging in corporate reputation management and on sensitive
corporate governance matters, mergers & acquisitions, cross‐border transactions, capital markets
challenges, shareholder activism, litigation support, and media and investor relations. Kimberly advises
global blue chip companies, private equity firms, educational institutions and nonprofits. Her
international practice includes developing and executing high‐stakes communications programs in
media, shareholder and community relations for clients in Asia, Australia, Russia, Europe and Israel.
Kimberly previously was communications director for SOVUS Business Consultants, the US‐Russia
consultancy, and worked in the Investment Funds Group of the Overseas Private Investment
Corporation, as a marketing and communications specialist for an infrastructure services firm, and as a
researcher at the Kennan Institute.
In addition to serving on our Board, Kimberly is on the National Advisory Council of the Harriman
Institute at Columbia University, the Advisory Council of New York City Audubon, and is a member of the Wellesley Business Leadership Council. She holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia
University, where she was on the editorial board of the Journal of International Affairs, and holds a B.A.
cum laude in Political Science from Wellesley College.