Our employees strive to achieve and perpetuate the values Walt held so closely in his work and life:
- We are dedicated to the mission of the museum and the vision of Walt Disney.
- We believe that a quality experience for visitors is possible only when there is a collaborative desire for a job well done and a “can do” attitude.
- We strive for excellence in everything we do. We value the diverse contributions of each individual with respect and without judgment.
- We foster an atmosphere of supportive challenge and allow the development of insightful, collaborative, and innovative ideas.
We believe that to achieve the level of quality associated with Walt Disney, each person, as an individual and as part of a cohesive team, contributes to delivering a quality experience to every guest of The Walt Disney Family Museum.
Kirsten joined The Walt Disney Family Museum as Executive Director and Member of the Board of Directors in 2013. In 2018, she was appointed to the Board of Directors of San Francisco Travel.
Prior to her position at the museum, Kirsten worked as a practicing lawyer, specialized in advising nonprofit organizations and corporations on a wide range of strategic, business, and human resources issues. Kristen has held a number of executive and board positions, including General Counsel and Vice President of Human Resources for Tyco Electronics Corporation, Interim Vice President of Human Resources at Groupon, Inc., and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.
She has a background in and a lifelong passion for the arts, having grown up studying violin and modern dance. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Italian from the University of California, Berkeley and a Doctor of Law from Santa Clara University.
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