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
Senior Finance Lead-Manufacturing
Chief Financial Officer
AKHAN Semiconductor, Inc.
Senior Director of Finance
Sears Holdings Corporation
Director of Finance
Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Master in Business Administration
Northern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science