Kristin is an employment lawyer with 20 years of experience both as outside counsel and internally in various HR leadership roles. Kristin worked in executive roles within HR for large, global organizations including Nike and the National Basketball Association.
She provides consulting services for her clients in:
Kristin maintains bar memberships in Oregon, California, and Michigan. When not at work, Kristin spends time traveling, camping, and boating with her two kids and her sweet 17-year-old rescue dog, Trixie.
"It's rare to engage with a People consultant that is experienced in the full talent lifecycle - from Talent Acquisition to Development to Succession. Kristin is truly an expert in problem avoidance, yet can quickly pivot to problem solving when situations arise. When you need a partner to advise you from A to Z - KB is the call you should make!"
~ Eric Hutcherson - Chief People & Inclusion Officer, Universal Music Group
Eric Hutcherson - Chief People & Inclusion Officer, Universal Music Group
“Kristin Binkley is a true professional that brings a unique complement of skills and experience to her consulting practice. It's rare to engage with a People consultant that is experienced in the full talent lifecycle - from Talent Acquisition to Development to Succession. She has deep experience in Employee Relations as well, allowing her to advise from all perspectives.
She's truly an expert in the problem AVOIDANCE business - yet can quickly pivot to the problem SOLVING business when situations arise.
When you need a partner to advise you from A to Z - KB is the call you should make!"
Deb Muller - CEO, HR Acuity
“As a leader in Employee Relations I have the privilege of working with ER leaders and executives from all industries. Kristin distinguishes herself from her peers in her ability to creatively approach proactive solutions within an organization helping them make large step changes rather than focusing only on incremental improvement."
Hilary Lerner - VP People & Culture, Teamworks
“Kristin is a trusted partner for all things employee relations. She is my first call whenever there is a difficult situation that we need help thinking through. Not only does she have a comfortable command of all things HR/legal, she has great judgement and always see the 'grays' of complex issues."
Geoffrey Bain - Global Retail Executive
“Put simply, Kristin is the best HRBP I have ever had the pleasure of working with. During our 2 years of working together, I was in awe of how easily Kristin navigated the organizational matrix and regulatory complexity, to deliver high-quality solutions. In leading her team by example Kristin established a high standard for partnership and delivery. As an essential member of our leadership team, Kristin contributed significantly to our results. Her leadership and communication style made her an effective and trusted coach with individuals and teams. Kristin continues to be one of my most trusted advisors in the people space and I would recommend her to any organization."