Kristin Romaine
Development Director & Celebrator in Chief

Kristin believes saving our earth is currently the philanthropic and humanitarian cause of our time. As Development Director at VertueLab, a nonprofit clean tech accelerator, Kristin is currently sourcing funds for the VertueLab Climate Impact Fund which will provide early stage seed catalytic capital to innovators and entrepreneurs working on climate change solutions while also balancing capital equity..  As a career fundraiser she has raised over $75 million dollars for local and global organizations.. She is a nonprofit disruptor and has a strong commitment to advancing the technological and leadership skills of underrepresented populations. She has organized technology events that have educated over 5000 youth, refugees, and women to write their first line of code including the first 24 hour women’s hackathon in Uganda. She was also an organizer and speaker coach for a TedX event for women at Perryvaille prison in Arizona.  Originally from Phoenix, AZ- in 2012, she was named 40 under 40 by the Phoenix Business Journal. Her most important role is MOM to her 4 year old son. Kristin is on a life mission to #scatterjoy.