Kristie King


Kristie King


A finance leader with a strong reputation for driving new and challenging business initiatives, developing strategic partnerships, and consistently “making the numbers,” Kristie King teaches Entrepreneurial Finance at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Kristie is Senior Finance Lead - Manufacturing at Pactiv, LLC, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of food packaging and foodservice products. Prior to joining Pactiv, she served as CFO at AKHAN Semiconductor, Inc., the global leader in diamond semiconductor technology. Prior to this she was Director of Finance-Home Business for Sears Holdings Corporation. For thirteen years, she served in senior financial positions at Motorola.

Kristie’s financial expertise includes start-ups; financial modeling; financial systems design; contract negotiations; financial planning and analysis; internal controls; product development; cost reductions; disaster/crisis response; and acquisition integration.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2013

Professional Experience

Senior Finance Lead-Manufacturing

Pactiv, LLC

Chief Financial Officer

AKHAN Semiconductor, Inc.  

Senior Director of Finance

Sears Holdings Corporation

Director of Finance

Motorola Mobility


Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

Master in Business Administration

Northern Illinois University

Bachelor of Science

Courses Taught