VP of Development Kristin Sorenson

Kristin Sorenson is the Vice President of Development at the West Point Association of Graduates. She joined the WPAOG in November 2009. During her tenure, over $803M has been raised to support West Point’s Margin of Excellence and the Long Gray Line.

Her 30 years of development experience includes serving as the Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at The New School in New York City, the Associate Director of External Affairs and Director of Special Gifts at the Museum of Modern Art, the Director of International Capital Initiatives and Associate Director of University Campaign Projects at Harvard University and the Executive Director of the Simon Bolivar Foundation.

Kristin has also worked as a fundraising consultant for The United Nations Foundation, The Americas Society and the Council of the Americas and has taught fundraising essentials at Columbia University. She has served as a volunteer on numerous non-profit boards and councils over the years including The Horizons Initiative, The International Institute of Boston, The Fogg Art Museum, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Manitoga: The Russel Wright Design Center, The Hudson Highlands Land Trust, The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, the Garrison Children’s Education Fund and The Desmond Fish Library.

Kristin speaks French and Spanish and has lived in Switzerland, France, Spain, and the Philippines. She has also traveled extensively throughout Latin America and Europe. She holds a 1984 BA in Comparative Religion from Kenyon College.