Kristin Pulkkinen

Kristin Pulkkinen, Chief Development Officer



As CDO and a member of the Executive Committee, Kristin creates and executes the fundraising strategy for the organization. She works closely with the CEO, senior leadership team, board, action board, supporters, volunteers and corporate and community partners to achieve GOSO’s development goals and guide the organization through what is a period of great growth and change. She has over a decade of development experience in the field of criminal justice reform. Prior to joining the team at GOSO in January 2019, she served as Senior Director of Major Gifts at The Fortune Society and, before that, as Assistant Director of Individual Giving and Special Events at the Innocence Project. She earned her MA in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and her BA in English from SUNY Albany.