Manager, People + Culture
Kristen Preble is the Manager of People + Culture for UI LABS. In her role, Kristen is responsible for managing UI LABS’ human resources functions including employee engagement, recruiting and hiring, employee benefits, culture-building, professional development, team outings, and anything else having to do with the UI LABS team! Kristen joined UI LABS in January 2015. Over the past three years with the organization, Kristen has served as the Operations Manager for the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), and most recently as the Manager of Grants and Community Engagement for UI LABS. Prior to joining the UI LABS team, Kristen worked for Chicago-based nonprofits focused on STEM education, legal advocacy, and mentorship.
Kristen holds a master’s degree in Communication from Northwestern University, which focused on leadership and organizational behavior; and a bachelor’s in Business Management from Bentley University outside Boston. Kristen is a member of the Executive Committee of the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls’ Associate Board. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family in her home-state of Maine.