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Batstone Partners

Batstone Partners is poised to collaborate with you to help your mission-based organization:

  • Create growth plans and tools for implementation

  • Build and manage teams through change 

  • Align internal processes for efficiency and impact

How We Serve

Our client engagements are customized to each organization's unique culture and needs.

Strategy and Planning

Team-Building and Management

Internal Process Solutions

Our Services

We help your organization build effective teams and manage through change, so that diverse members can contribute at their highest level for the good of themselves and your mission.

If you have new opportunities ahead, or want to be sure your organization is addressing real community needs and challenges in an effective way, we can help you create a blueprint. We work with organizations of all sizes, and our process is flexible, starting with where you are at this moment in time.

Because we've held positions inside non-profits, we understand the importance of creating systems that foster efficiency, which enables you to more effectively deliver services that align with your mission. 

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Kristin Batstone

Testimonials

"Batstone Partners was instrumental in helping us realize that we needed a strategic plan, and then guiding us through the process. We are now poised to grow in a sustainable way."

Marie
Board Vice Chair

Kristin brings to client engagements years of experience both inside non-profit and profit-based organizations, and as an external consultant.  Recently, she led the rebranding and marketing communication efforts, strategic planning process, and creation and expansion of the development function as the first-ever Vice President of Operations at the Immigrants’ Assistance Center in New Bedford, MA.

 

Key accomplishments include:

  • Led staff restructure resulting in 20% productivity increase. Devised and implemented employee retention measures that retained specialized resources during a tight labor market. Directly supervised, recruited, coached and/or promoted four diverse leaders; raised $5,500 for their professional development.

  • Modernized and created new internal workflow systems including overhaul of accounting system that reduced errors and provided more transparency; created first-ever Board-approved budget (and managed operations to meet it); tracked revenue and expenses to programs for first time in 50 years; identified need for and retained auditor which ensured non-profit compliance.

  • Increased revenue an average of 29% annually for 139% growth over four years by increasing dollar amount of individual donations by 215% and foundation and corporate giving by 283%.

 

Prior to her IAC engagement, she was Owner and Project Manager of Fathom Holdings, which provided business consulting services to real estate and renewable energy clients with a focus on Board development, human resources, legislative policy advocacy, and community outreach. 

 

Kristin was Assistant Manager of Paralegals at the Boston office of Hale and Dorr LLP (now Wilmer Hale).  She was promoted several times, ultimately responsible for recruiting college graduates with an interest in attending law school to become Litigation Assistants.  She recruited staff, directed workflow, and created the firm’s first-ever professional development program for 20 entry-level paralegals to acclimate the young hires to organization culture, and set them up for success within the firm and as future lawyers.  

 

Early in her career, Kristin was a Business and Philanthropy Analyst at The Cullinane Group in Boston where she analyzed businesses and organizations for investment recommendations to the president. 

Kristin holds an MBA in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a BA from Gordon College.

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