Kristina Knudsen has excelled in the nonprofit sector for 20 years, raising nearly $50 million.
Kristina specializes in healthcare philanthropy where she thrives in building physician engagement strategies to secure major and planned gifts. She has the uncanny ability to identify key objectives and manage teams to implement fundraising plans with laser focus to achieve positive bottom-line results quickly.
For the last 12 years, Kristina has raised funds for two Dignity Health medical centers, now known as Common Spirit Health. She was promoted four times into leadership roles. There, Kristina built successful grateful patient and concierge programs while implementing key major gift and planned giving strategies. Each year, Kristina and her teams won incentive and merit increases. In 2012 at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton, California, she was awarded the prestigious Dignity Health Values in Action award.