Kristen Verdeaux

Managing Director
Kristen joined the IGLP in July of 2013 as Events Manager and in 2015 was promoted to Managing Director where she oversees and manages the organizational and administrative functions of the Institute. Kristen has over 14 years of experience managing complex events and programs and specializes in program management, event planning, team building, and service delivery. She has a B.A. in English and Political Science from the University of Connecticut and a Masters of Management in Hospitality from Boston University.


Ginelle Jacobs
Program Coordinator & Executive Assistant
Ginelle joined the IGLP in September of 2017 as the IGLP Program Coordinator and Executive Assistant to David Kennedy. She supports both David and Kristen with the organization and administrative functions of the Institute. Ginelle has over 7 years of experience in administrative roles, focusing on project management, event planning and organizational support. She attended University of Massachusetts – Amherst where she received a B.S. in Kinesiology.