RESUME

KRISTA FLANAGAN

401 Medinah Street

Oregon, WI  53575

(608) 712-2769

krista@targetdestination.com



PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY


Dedicated leader with proven experience building programs and teams, cultivating relationships and delivering results.
 

SKILLS
 

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Experienced leader

  • Effective manager

  • Community builder

  • Proven fundraiser

  • Creative problem solver

  • Active listener

  • Visionary


EXPERIENCE
 

Target Destination Consultancy Group, Madison, Wisconsin
Owner

JUNE 2009 - PRESENT

Serve as a consultant or contracted leadership in the areas of strategic planning, event management, marketing and fund development. Current or previous clients include ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, National Kidney Foundation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Oregon School District, Ironman Triathlon, Centurion Cycling and a host of small businesses and non-profit organizations.

National Kidney Foundation U.S. Transplant Games, Madison, Wisconsin
Event Director and Organizing Committee Co-Chair

APRIL 2006 - SEPTEMBER 2010

Led the local and statewide event management, marketing, fund development, volunteer coordination and logistical management of the 2010 Games in Madison. Games results included:

  • 5,000 participants, including 1,200 transplant recipient athletes

  • Games record of 2,300+ participants in the 5K run/walk

  • Recruitment and management of more than 1,000 volunteers 

  • Promotion of the launch of the Wisconsin Donor Registry, which led to more than one million Wisconsinites registering their decision to be an organ donor.

 

Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau, Madison, Wisconsin

Vice President of Sales & Marketing
SEPTEMBER 1998 - MARCH 2009

Directed the Bureau’s Sales & Marketing division, which included the convention and sporting event sales, convention services and marketing departments. Responsible for marketing and selling Madison nationally to business and convention groups, event directors and rights holders, and leisure travelers, and generating more than $50 million annually in future business for Dane County.


EDUCATION
 

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
M.S., Management

SEPTEMBER 1992 - MAY 1994

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
B.A., Journalism

SEPTEMBER 1998 - MAY 1992

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Oregon School District Board of Education, Oregon, Wisconsin

Clerk

APRIL 2016 - PRESENT

Friends of Oregon School District Foundation, Oregon, Wisconsin

Founding Board Member

JANUARY 2016 - PRESENT

Salvation Army of Dane County, Madison, Wisconsin

Community Relations & Development Committee Chair; Board Member

JULY 2004 - AUGUST 2012

Madison Festivals, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin

Chair of the Board; Board Member

SEPTEMBER  2003 - AUGUST 2011

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