Kristina Wilcox, PhD, Partner & COO

Kristina Wilcox, Senior Vice President, first joined Capitol Hill Consulting Group in 2007 and represents corporations, Native American Tribes, municipalities, trade associations and private companies on matters including technology, Arctic issues, higher education, financial services, veteran’s affairs and natural resources.

Kristina has successfully planned and executed strategic advocacy, grassroots and political efforts for clients, and routinely manages large scale client advocacy campaigns and Capitol Hill fly-ins.  She is very active in the political side of Washington, especially as a part of the Jenkins Hill Society, a DCCC all-women fundraising group.

In January of 2016, Kristina was named Executive Director of the Women’s High Tech Coalition, a 501(c)(3) organization focused on promoting the exchange of ideas among female leaders in both the public and private sector whose focus is technology and innovation. As Executive Director, she manages executive board operations, corporate sponsor and member recruitment, budget, congressional relations, external affairs and communications.  Kristina has spoken on technology issues at the Arctic Economic Council’s Broadband Summit in Barrow, Alaska, at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas and at numerous events in Washington, DC.

Kristina got her start in Washington in the office of Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey (D-NY).  Prior to joining CHCG, Kristina worked for Johns Hopkins University at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, as Accreditation Specialist for Siena College in Loudonville, New York, and most recently as Public Affairs Specialist for the Congressional Research Service at the U.S. Library of Congress where she coordinated congressional outreach.

Kristina holds her Doctorate in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies in Business and Labor Policy, her M.A. in American Government from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in History from Binghamton University.  Last year, she was nominated for an Excellence in Advocacy Award at the Professional Women in Advocacy’s annual awards conference.