Kirstin Osgood, Director of Sales and Development at AIA Chicago, is experienced in sales, fundraising, event production, coalition building, campaign communication, grassroots advocacy, and state-level lobbying. She is passionate about cultivating strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining AIA Chicago, Kirstin worked as a sponsorship and fundraising consultant for clients that included Common Pantry, Jam Productions, Summerfest, and Illinois Tourism Alliance. She also worked at the Chicago Botanic Garden as manager of corporate relations, the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute as senior manager of sales and member development, and at Capstone Group in Denver where she served as director of public affairs. Her clients included the Colorado Tourism Office and the Associated Students of Colorado State University. Earlier in her career, she worked for Koch Entertainment, a leader in music distribution and for numerous political campaigns.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Arts in public administration from the University of Colorado. Kirstin also founded the nonprofit group, Denver for Africa and served as co-chair of the development committee for the City of Chicago’s Year of Chicago Music.