Kristen Malinconico
  • Senior Director, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Kristen Malinconico is Senior Director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness. She leads the Center’s portfolios for asset management, derivatives, and fiduciary issues.

Kristen joined the U.S. Chamber from Grant Thornton LLP, where she was a Director for Public Policy & Governmental Affairs. At Grant Thornton, she was responsible for directing federal legislative campaigns focused on capital formation and tax initiatives. Preceding her work at Grant Thornton, Kristen specialized in bond underwriting and credit assessment for universities and not-for-profit institutions at Lehman Brothers. She also worked for an international consulting firm developing business strategies for start-up technology companies.

Kristen earned a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vassar College.