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Pointe Leaders

Pointe Advisory believes in servant leadership at its core tenets. As an elite boutique, we harness the power of original research to elevate client strategies. With over 25 years in the strategic research and advisory space, Pointe employs 40 full-time thought leaders and seasoned industry veterans. With their field experience, advanced degrees and PhDs, and sophisticated analysis, you can be confident that our clients are paired with leaders who have a trove of strategic insight to inform the most vital business decisions under the most strenuous of circumstances.

Kristen Chang


Kristen leads Pointe’s Industrials practice, bringing 20 years of experience in manufacturing markets. She has extensive functional and sector expertise, leading strategic and tactical engagements for C-Suite senior leadership and management at global Fortune 500 corporations. Additionally, Kristen has supported and led more than 50 event processes, including multiple M&A diligences.


Prior to Pointe, Kristen worked in banking with Nissho Iwai Corporation, a major Japanese trading company; supported UN Ambassador Madeleine Albright at the United States Mission to the United Nations as an economic and political advisor; and served in Europe for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).  Kristen holds a Bachelor of Science from The College of William & Mary and a Master of Science from The Johns Hopkins University.


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, The College of William & Mary
Graduate: Master of Science, The John Hopkins University


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Marketing & Sales

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