Kristin Werk

Kristin Werk

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Operations

Kristin Werk is responsible for developing excellence in operations, process improvement, continuous improvement, and change management at NWEA to support organizational execution across the enterprise.

Prior to joining NWEA in 2022, Kristin served as chief operating officer at Questar Assessment, where she most recently led program management, paper and hand- scoring operations, operational excellence, and customer support. She also previously led quality assurance, technology project management, marketing, proposals, and sales operations during her time at Questar. Prior to Questar, Kristin held diverse leadership positions for Thomson Reuters over a seventeen-year period, including acquisition integration, content and data migrations, sales operations, and strategic marketing and
communications.

Kristin has a BS in journalism from St. Cloud State University and an MBA from Capella University. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®)®, Prosci® Certified Change Practitioner, Six Sigma Green Belt, and an active member of Chief, a network to connect and support women executive leaders.