Kristin Brownstone ROI Internal Communication Agency Employee.

Kristin Brownstone

Vice President, Strategist

Some of the clients I’ve worked with
Applied Materials.
One of Kristin’s favorite quotes is by Anaïs Nin, who wrote: “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” As a consultant, Kristin helps clients articulate truth with confidence.
About Kristin
Santa Cruz County, California

Kristin’s professional storytelling work spans nearly three decades in the areas of strategic communication, narrative development, journalism and executive speaker coaching. She has coached executives and created communications programs for multi-billion-dollar companies including Adobe, Amazon, Apple, Applied Materials, BlueScope, CEMEX, NetApp, Robert Half, and Sun Microsystems. A professional speaker and published writer herself, her body of work in corporate communications, stage acting and coaching, provide a collective synthesis to help leaders and professionals determine their why, their what and their how, whether that is presenting publicly to audiences of 5,000, making critical changes within their team, or breaking down their own internal barriers to success, joy and fulfillment.

Kristin believes that companies can transform their team’s performance by cultivating greater mindfulness, compassion, joy and healing. Knowing that in today’s world people are feeling a deeper need for purpose in their work, she sees a tremendous opportunity for companies to make a bigger positive impact on the world.

Kristin is a certified coach and Sparketype Advisor and has been published in Fast Company Magazine, Thrive Global, Medium, Tiny Buddha, Theatre Bay Area and others. You can find her on LinkedInInstagram and her website Illuminate. She holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BS in Journalism from Cal Poly, S.L.O. When not working with clients, Kristin enjoys theatre, reading, traveling and cooking.