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Krista F. Skidmore, Esq.

Krista Skidmore

SPHR, SHRM-SCP

CEO, Cofounder

Based in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Why FlashPoint? “At the heart of how I live my life and lead my business is my belief in the power of the potential within each and every human. Starting FlashPoint was an outpouring of my personal mission to cause, drive, foster, and release human potential. At FlashPoint, we believe in more meaning at work and every day we build deep long-term partnerships with our clients to make that a reality. Our clients’ challenges are our challenges. We listen—really listen—to co-create the best course of action that’s uniquely designed to get desired results.”

You’ll find her leading FlashPoint’s strategy and operations, using her ability to quickly conceptualize the right path forward for each situation. Krista sets the firm’s vision and works to grow FlashPoint’s reach, impact, and influence in the leadership space by developing new ways to build leaders and continuously improving on our exceptional client experience. Her heartfelt leadership focuses on the ways that diversity, equity, inclusion can fully bring each FlashPoint team member’s strengths to the table. By bringing our whole selves to our work, we can deliver the best possible client experience. Krista also hones our strategy for growth and excellence and manages the leadership team who guides the daily operations of the firm.

Before FlashPoint: Early in her career Krista recognized the importance and responsibility of leadership. While working in internal human resources and as an HR and training and development consultant, she had a front-row seat to the powerful ways leadership transforms organizations. Inspired by the way good leaders improve the lives of the people around them, she cofounded FlashPoint; today she’s more committed than ever to building successful organizations that elevate team members’ potential in an environment where they feel safe, supported, free to fail, and encouraged to succeed.

Education and Expertise: Krista earned a juris doctorate degree from Indiana University McKinney School of Law and her bachelor's degree as a double major in human resource management and psychology from Anderson University. She is certified as a senior professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). She’s also a Trained Facilitator of The Leadership Challenge® Workshop.

After Work Hours: Krista is the past chair of the board of directors of the Arts Council of Indianapolis and currently serves on the executive committee of the board of Downtown Indy and the executive committee of the Indiana Sports Corp. She has also served on the corporate board of directors for Schmidt and Associates. She loves learning and explores a variety of topics from psychology, law, business, urban planning, mass transit, and more. Her interest and curiosity fuel her love of travel, where she seeks new experiences in places with diverse cultures, backgrounds, and traditions.

Style: Krista is an Si on the DiSC® Profile.

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