Kristina Francis is President of EsteemLogic Inc, an IT consultancy and advisory firm that implements sustainable scalable solutions to ensure organizations optimize engagement with its people, their customers and the communities they serve. Kristina is dedicated to hiring, training, employing, and empowering more women, people of color and under-resourced communities in technical and cyber skills. Prior to launching EsteemLogic, Kristina spent nearly 20 years successfully delivering IT Solutions to government agencies. Most recently, she served as Principal/Director with Booz Allen Hamilton in the Defense and Intelligence Group focused on Engineering and Systems Delivery. In this role, Kristina led and managed teams as they applied the use of IT as a key transformation enabler to help clients revamp strategic plans, realign their business processes, and deploy innovative, integrated and secure business systems and applications. She holds a M.S in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University and a B.A in Psychology from Georgetown University. In her spare time, she coaches elementary school basketball, serves as an advisory board member for a Community Development Financial Institute, serves as a member of Women in Technology, and attends FIRST Robotics competitions.