Kristen is an administrative professional with over 10 years of comprehensive experience in human resources and executive support. She holds a Master's degree in Psychology from Santa Clara University and is passionate about supporting people with their visions and goals. Kristen is thrilled and honored to be joining the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Yvonne Quigtar is a financial and accounting consultant with direct responsibility in financial reporting and analysis. She loves to learn new information which keeps her up to date on what is happening in time. Prior to being a consultant, she was the former Controller for the San Mateo County Bar Association.
Clare has over 15 years of solid work experience in both Human Resources and Finance. She graduated in History & Government from Cornell University, has an MBA degree in Finance and Accounting from NYU, and has her SPHR and SHRM-SCP certificates. Though she began her career in the field of Finance, she had the opportunity to explore the area of Human Resources about 15 years ago while working at the startup, There.com. She started as Director of Finance, but she quickly took over all the HR responsibilities as well.
Ari Kornfeld, a member of the Berry Lab, works at the intersection of plant physiological ecology, instrumentation, and software design. His current research focuses primarily on optical remote sensing of photosynthesis through the measurement and analysis of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence.