Kristen Stockton

Vice President and Diversity & Inclusion Strategic Advisor, JASKAP Consulting

Kristen Stockton is the Vice President and Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Advisor for JASKAP Consulting, a firm she founded with her husband Jerry Stockton. The mission of their firm is to guide and support business leaders in creating workplaces that inspire and engage teams, build customer loyalty, and enrich and improve the marketplace.   She brings over 25 years of professional experience in diversity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness, corporate social responsibility, and culture change. Kristen’s experience centers around leadership roles in overseeing large scale programs and initiatives that foster culture change. In addition, Kristen is a Senior Consultant and Executive Coach for SHAMBAUGH Leadership, serving on their faculty of their WILL program, Women in Leadership and Learning.

Kristen’s background is a unique blend of working across non-profit, private, and public sector organizations and hands-on experience in executing strategic initiatives aligned with corporate mission and vision. She is a strong leader and change catalyst with demonstrated success in tackling a wide range of workplace and workforce challenges using keen insight, creativity, and innovation. She has successfully led leadership development and training initiatives that fostered culture of inclusion, manager growth, and retention of women and other diverse professionals at KPMG.   An accomplished speaker and presenter, she’s spoken on key workplace topics through notable professional organizations: World at Work, Conference Board, Working Mother, Points of Light Foundation, Corporate Voices, Disability IN, Diversity Women, and Disability Matters.

Kristen is a member of ICF (International Coaching Federation) she is attaining an ACC (Associate Coach Credential).   She coaches professionals of various backgrounds in supporting their leadership and organizational change efforts to lead better business and better lives. In addition, she is well versed in disability inclusion and participated in the 2017 Center for Talent Innovation study examining the issues facing both professionals with a disability in the workforce, as well as their caregivers. Kristen has been a strong advocate and coach for caregivers creating tools and resources to support “selfcare” strategies.

Kristen is a graduate of West Chester University with a BA in Education. She has a Masters from American University in Arts Management. She also earned a Certificate in Community Relations from Boston College Carroll School of Management and is pursuing an Associate Coach Certification through Coaching Out of the Box, an International Coaching Federation accredited program.

Kristen resides in Northern Virginia with her spouse. She volunteer’s as Chair of the Washington, DC metro area local group for 4wordwomen, and is a facilitator for 4wordwomen’s national leader annual retreat.