Meet our Leaders:

Kristen McArdle

Chief Operating Officer
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Kristen is responsible for executing on Brightfield’s product vision and roadmap while driving best practices and operational efficiencies throughout our product development lifecycle. She partners with the Product Management and Engineering teams to define, plan, resource and execute software initiatives to deliver incremental value to our customers. Prior to moving to Product Operations and Methodology, Kristen led our Consulting practice, building our methodology and working closely with 25+ major enterprises to define the business strategy and path to optimizing their extended workforce programs.

Prior to joining Brightfield, Kristen served as Vice President of Quality & Best Practices at IQNavigator, a Vendor Management Solution (VMS) SaaS organization.  During her tenure, she worked closely with global enterprises to design and implement contingent workforce software and services solutions, with a focus on continuous improvement and best-in-class performance. As part of the team, Kristen was responsible for overseeing the quality delivery of services for $30M in revenue.

In her personal time, Kristen spends her time outdoors, leading her two boys on hiking, biking and beach adventures throughout New England.