Staff Spotlight: Meet Kristine Hilsdorf
November 9, 2021
Kristine Hilsdorf is our Manager, Government Affairs & Workforce Development, and our latest staff spotlight!
Kristine’s role is to work to improve workforce development and help the regional economy.
Learn a little bit more about Kristine in this brief Q&A.
Q: What is your background in/what type of work were you in before the Partnership?
A: Before joining the Partnership, I worked for two members of Congress for 6 years and worked 2 years as a Deputy Director for a non-profit in Washington, DC.
Q: What do you like to do for fun?
A: Hiking, riding bikes, kayaking… anything outside!
Q: What is your favorite part about living in Buffalo?
A: The people and being by family. I love how people can strike up a conversation with a stranger and how friendly people can be.
Q: What are you doing differently post-pandemic that you didn’t do before?
A: Prioritize regular exercise and overall wellbeing.
Q: What do you like best about working from home?
A: Daily pet therapy with my miniature dachshund, Gwennie.
Q: Since you are no longer commuting to work, how do you fill your drive time?
A: I use the morning time to create a daily to-do list to maximize my productivity for the day. I use the evening time to get a head start on making dinner.
Connect with Kristine.
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