Kristen Swanson

Kristen joined MPR|APM full-time in 2018 and focuses on securing and managing funding for the Water Main and Call to Mind impact initiatives as well as special projects. Previously, she worked in a consulting capacity on MPR|APM’s Inspired by You capital campaign. Kristen has more than two decades of experience as a fundraising professional, working with organizations including Community Emergency Service, Think Small, the Guthrie Theater and Project PPEP. Much of her work has been with organizations during times of major transition and growth. Kristen has a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Olaf College and is a longtime volunteer with Saint Paul Public Schools.