Lead Consultant

Email: foss0352@umn.edu

Kris Foss serves as a lead consultant with Direct Support Workforce Solutions. She brings 25 plus years of health and human services leadership. Kris worked formerly as Managing Director of Disability Solutions, a consulting practice supporting fortune 500 companies in attracting, hiring, and retaining talent with disabilities. She served as Director of Human Resources and Workforce Development for a large multi-state non-profit provider organization for several years.  During that time, she developed and implemented strategies for recruiting, empowering, and retaining the direct support and frontline supervisor workforce, including a nationally recognized career path program, nursing incentive program, and complete overhaul of onboarding and training processes to incorporate best practices in adult learning. Kris holds a master's degree in teaching focused on educational technology and a Bachelor of Arts in Administration of Justice.  She currently lives in New Hampshire with her family.