Kristen increases the performance of individuals and teams through Gallup CliftonStrengths, engagement and well-being with her company O’Shea Strengths Coaching. She has moved the needle on development of strengths for corporate, nonprofit, government, and faith organizations. Kristen proudly pioneered and championed the vision of Kansas State University becoming a Strengths-based campus. The journey of how she increased engagement, well-being and retention, and impacted a campus of more than 28,000 students is featured in the introduction of Gallup’s Clifton Strengths for Students book and in her Keynote at the Gallup CliftonStrengths Summit 2018 to an audience of 1500.
Kristen previously served as Executive Director of the quality of life division for the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Greater Topeka, and coordinated membership for LeadingAge Kansas an association for non-profit aging services.
Kristen’s undergraduate degrees at Kansas State University include: B.S. in Family Science and Human Development; secondary major in Gerontology; and a minor in Leadership Studies. She has a graduate certificate in Positive Psychology and a Masters of Education in Positive Coaching from the University of Missouri. Learn more on her Linkedin page