Kristin Strohm, President & CEO

Kristin Strohm is Common Sense Institute’s President & CEO. Strohm was one of the original founders of CSI, and for almost a decade, she served as a strategic advisor to the institute until taking a full-time leadership role as President & CEO in early 2019.

Kristin has been honored by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce as one of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Colorado and elected as one of ColoradoBiz Magazine’s Top 50 Most Influential Young Professionals. In 2016, she received the Ally Award from the pro-LGTBQ organization One Colorado in recognition of her work in support of gay rights. She is actively involved in the philanthropic community. Kristin has been honored to serve as a board member for a number of charities, including the Women’s Bean Project, the Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and National Vote at Home Institute. Kristin was also in the founding class of American Enterprise Institute’s Leadership Network. She is currently Board President of the Strohm-Link Family Foundation and serves on the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, Coe College.

Kristin studied history and Spanish at Coe College and later earned an M.B.A. from the University of Denver. Kristin and her husband Josh Penry currently make their home in the Denver area with their four children.

Email Kristin Strohm: Kristin@csinstituteco.org