Spitfire Strategies

Kevin Forster

Chief Financial Officer

As CFO of Spitfire, Kevin is responsible for all financial operations and management, including complete, accurate and timely financial reporting and overseeing corporate accounting functions. He manages all budgeting and forecasting, as well as financial statement preparation and compliance. Kevin identifies opportunities to reduce operating costs and improve efficiency, and has extensive experience managing financial operations on a national and international basis.

Prior to joining Spitfire, Kevin spent 15 years in financial leadership positions within the IT industry, culminating in the sale of financial services compliance software-maker, Mantas, to Oracle. Kevin is proud to provide financial leadership for an outstanding firm that makes an important contribution to society and promotes positive social change.

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Making Sense of Messy Truths with Tamara Thompson

Jae Aron

By Jae Aron
Senior Account Executive

At Spitfire, we pride ourselves in our ability to use effective communication to make positive change in the world. But in an era of “truthiness” and “fake news,” breaking through the clutter is easier said than done. To make our messaging stick, we need to understand not only what people… (read more)

SmartChart.org: Guiding strategic communication planning for 15 years and counting

Kristen Grimm

By Kristen Grimm
President

The same week I started Spitfire in 2002, Chris DeCardy – my mentor and the first person to hire me many years earlier – asked if I could write up a memo about how to do communication planning. No problem! I told him I’d have it to him by the… (read more)

The People Who Give Spitfire Our Spark: Jen Carnig

Kristen Grimm

By Kristen Grimm
President

Spitfire’s special sauce is its people. They are tremendously talented and committed. We know they would never brag about themselves, so we are going to do it for them. This occasional series gives you a chance to get to know the people of Spitfire better. Enjoy. Standing Up for Communities… (read more)

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