Who is Kristin Hedger?
A vice president at Killdeer Mountain
Manufacturing, a member of North Dakota Humanities Council
, a director of the Dakota Defense Alliance
, an ethics coordinator for the National RFID Education Foundation
, a Yale University
graduate and a successful entrepreneur of two consulting companies.
Hedger was born in Bismarck and grew up in Killdeer, N.D.
She currently serves as the third generation of leadership with Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing, a contract manufacturer of electronic circuit board assemblies, cables, harnesses and ground support equipment, which represent the nervous system and the brains of modern aircraft.
has four facilities in southwest North Dakota and employs approximately 350 people.
is being described as an enthusiastic and inspirational young leader with a healthy philosophy of life.
is dedicated to continuing the family legacy of providing jobs to small communities."
secrets for effective leadership.
"Humility and empathy are key to being an effective leader," she said.
"Being able to put yourself in the shoes of another can empower your communication skills and goals for your team.
Find your own sense of strength for direction.
For me, it is my Christian faith and I like to study scripture."
also suggests surrounding yourself with honest people who are willing to disagree with you.
When it comes to decision making, Hedger
advises young leaders to "Have trust in your own judgment and the input from your team, because you all have a common goal.
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