Krystin Shanklin

Manager of Operations - Fort Collins, CO

Krystin Shanklin

Manager of Operations - Fort Collins, CO


Krystin Shanklin is the Manager of Operations at N2Growth. She supports the retained search practice in many ways and is an expert at making processes more streamlined and efficient. Krystin brings over six years of project management experience from serving as a Behavioral Scientist, Executive Officer, and Acquisitions Officer in the United States Air Force.

Krystin grew up in Southern California before earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science at the United States Air Force Academy. Upon graduation, Krystin was stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where she gained valuable leadership experience as a Behavioral Scientist, conducting rapid-prototyping research for the Air Force Special Operations Command in the Air Force Research Laboratory. She then became the Executive Officer for the 88th Mission Support Group on one of the Air Force’s largest bases, supporting the Group Commander and managing her executive support team. Krystin finished out her military career at Los Angeles Air Force Base, where she served as the Lead Program Integrator on a multi-billion dollar missile warning/missile defense satellite acquisitions program, managing multiple cross-functional engineering teams for the Air Force Space and Missiles Systems Center. Krystin views her time in the military as one giant learning experience. Every assignment offered an opportunity to learn new things and further develop Krystin into the woman and leader she is today.

Outside of N2Growth, Krystin spends time with her girlfriend and their four cats, two dogs, and six chickens in Fort Collins, Colorado. She also spends her free time gardening and exploring Fort Collins' breweries. Krystin enjoys crossword puzzles, crispy dumplings, and good coffee and donuts.

Areas of Expertise

Executive Search Firm | Board, CEO & C-Suite Executive Recruitment - N2Growth


Our executive search practice in Fort Collins, CO focuses on senior executive, board and C-Suite searches. The world’s leading brands seek our counsel to build best-in-class leadership teams, to manage performance, and for succession planning. 

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Executive coaching, leadership development and assessments - N2Growth


Our broad portfolio of executive coaching & leadership development services in Fort Collins, CO pushes companies and teams to greatness, whether through 1:1 executive coaching or enterprise-wide leadership advisory. There actually is a silver bullet in business – it’s called great leadership.

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