Kristen Schnibbe Cervantes is Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives at DMGroup. In this role, she leads large-scale firm-wide initiatives, manages DMGroup's District Management Council membership program, champions organizational health efforts, and leads a cross-functional team.
Kristen brings to DMGroup deep experience in and knowledge of public education. Before joining DMGroup in 2019, Kristen worked with Teach for America for 13 years in a variety of roles. Most recently, she served as senior managing director of TFA's national specialist team. Prior to that, she was managing director of real-time coaching and teacher support and manager of teacher leadership development. She began her TFA career as a middle school social studies teacher at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (NC).
Kristen holds a Bachelor of Science in Theater from Skidmore College.