NASHUA, N.H., January 2, 2018 – velocityHUB, a leadership consulting & training firm, is pleased to announce that Kristen Kjellman Marshall – Executive Director of the Victory Academy, 8-year Nike veteran, and 3-time National Champion, 4-time All-American lacrosse player from Northwestern University – has been named velocityHUB Managing Partner.
Kristen has been a Partner at velocityHUB, leading the Sports & Education practice, and serves as the Executive Director of the Victory Academy. Under her leadership, the Victory Academy has grown to impact over 25,000 young leaders at 40+ institutions to include Harvard University, Dartmouth College, Brown University, College of the Holy Cross, Northwestern University, Providence College, University of Miami, Middlebury College, Bowdoin College, Amherst College, Tufts University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Siena College, Trinity College, and Rivier University, among others.
Kristen stated, “I have very much enjoyed working with the velocityHUB Sports & Education clients to date, and I am excited at the opportunity to impact even more lives of our future leaders and offer more to our clients. The Victory Academy has trained over 25,000 leaders so far, and with our team of leadership coaches, I look forward to taking that to 100,000 and beyond.”
Brendan P. Keegan, Founder of velocityHUB, Leadership Coach at the Victory Academy, & CEO of Merchants Fleet Management, said, “Over the last several years, we have witnessed tremendous growth in our student & student-athlete programs and will be focusing our services on our college, prep school and athletics clients. It has been great to watch Kristen take the Victory Academy to new heights. As the Managing Partner of velocityHUB, Kristen will lead the company into the next era of leadership development for our emerging generation. I look forward to continuing our work with her.”
In addition to her impressive professional career, Kristen is a nationally renowned women’s lacrosse player, speaker & public figure, achieving remarkable feats in her athletic career and serving as an ambassador for the game.
- United States Women’s National Team, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
- FIL World Cup Gold Medalist, 2009
- All-World Team Midfielder, 2009
- 3-Time National Champion, Northwestern University, 2005, 2006, 2007
- 4-Time First Team All-American, Northwestern University
- 2-Time Team Captain, Northwestern Women’s Lacrosse
- 2-Time Tewaaraton Trophy Winner, National Player of the Year
- 3-Time Honda Award Winner, National Player of the Year
- Sportswoman of the Year Finalist, Women’s Sports Foundation
- Northwestern Athletics Hall of Fame, 2013
About Kristen Kjellman Marshall
Kristen Kjellman Marshall is Managing Partner at velocityHUB and the Executive Director of the Victory Academy. The velocityHUB team serves as consultants, trainers and executive coaches to some of the world’s leading companies, universities and entrepreneurial, growth-oriented businesses. Kristen is the driving force behind velocityHUB’s Victory Academy, a series of leadership development programs specifically focused on maximizing the potential of the emerging generation for colleges, high schools and youth groups. Kristen and her diverse team of leadership coaches work with academic and athletic departments to instill leadership attributes, professional skills and bring real-world experience to some of the most prestigious campuses across the country.
velocityHUB’s vision is to build one million leaders by delivering results-oriented training programs, high-value consulting and targeted executive coaching. velocityHUB has developed 110,000 leaders in 15 diverse industries. The velocityHUB clients range in size from the Fortune 100 to one-person companies and represent publically-traded market leaders, private & family-owned businesses, venture-backed startups, associations & nonprofits, and academic institutions.
Learn more about velocityHUB at www.velocityhub.com
About the Victory Academy
The Victory Academy delivers hands-on, experiential leadership programs for students, athletes, coaches and administrators at many of the world’s most prestigious colleges, universities, prep schools and high schools. Our vision is to inspire leadership to empower the emerging generation to maximize their potential and lead others to VICTORY. Learn more: http://www.victory.academy