Kristin Byrnes

Chief Executive Officer & President at Project Access

Kristin Byrnes

Kristin Byrnes

Chief Executive Officer & President at Project Access

Biography

Kristin Byrnes, CEO & President, is a dedicated and passionate leader who has served Project Access since 2004 and has been instrumental in growing the organization.

Prior to her appointment as CEO & President, Kristin served as the Project Access Executive Vice President of Resident Services. In this capacity, she developed the Project Access service initiatives and prepared the organization for growth. Under Kristin’s direction, Project Access has grown from a staff of 9 to over 50 and has expanded operations from 8 centers to over 50 centers across California and Colorado, our first out of state expansion in 2013.

Kristin is responsible for supporting the Project Access mission and directing the implementation of the organization’s goals and objectives. Kristin provides broad guidance on operations while focusing on fundraising to maximize the impact of our programs and on new business opportunities to extend our reach.

Since Kristin was appointed CEO & President in 2010, the organization has operated in a difficult economic environment and, under Kristin’s leadership, has ended every year in a net positive financial position.

Kristin has more than 20 years’ experience working in the nonprofit sector in areas that include leadership, strategic planning, program development, business development, and organizational development. Prior to joining Project Access, Kristin held various leadership positions in nonprofit organizations over a period of 10 years.

Early in her career, Kristin developed a passion for helping others in need. Her philosophy is to respect those who face the challenges of poverty and to help them help themselves. As a testament to her commitment, Kristin was honored with a Woman Making a Difference Award from State Senator Lou Correa (D-Orange County) and was recognized by Women Helping Women/Men2Work as one of its Women Helping Women Employment Leaders.

Kristin was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Southern California in 2003. She and her husband of 10 years, Aaron, have 2 beautiful little girls, Ava and Audrey. Kristin has become adept at balancing her family life and her career while continuing to give to others who are in need.

Kristin graduated from La Roche College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services, and a minor in Gerontology and she received a Master of Science degree in Professional Leadership, with an emphasis on Nonprofit Management, from the University of Carlow, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Founder at PrimaHealth Credit

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Regional Manager, Southern California & Southwest-Wealth Management Group at Bank of the West - San Francisco, California

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Director at Project Access

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To be the leading provider of vital health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors living. Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

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To be the leading provider of vital health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors living. Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

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