Kristi Smith

Manager, Data and Business Development

Kristi enjoys learning the questions that people are seeking to answer through data. She enjoys connecting with the variety of BDRC customers, and one of her favorite phrases is “let me see what we can do to help you.”

Prior to joining BDRC, Kristi served as a Consultant at the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center, helping entrepreneurs to start, grow and transition businesses. Having founded, grown and sold two companies, her clients appreciated her empathetic approach.

Outside of work, Kristi enjoys hiking, cooking and traveling.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Latin American Studies & Political Science, University of Arizona
  • Master of Arts, Government, New Mexico State University
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