Kristin Bauer joined the Board of Regents staff in January 2017. Previously, she served nearly seven years as the State Director of Iowa at the National Federation of Independent Business. At NFIB, Bauer was responsible for managing its 11,000 Iowa-based small business members and working with the Iowa legislature on their behalf.
Prior to her time at NFIB, Bauer worked as the government relations director at the Iowa Telecommunications Association and served as a research analyst for the Iowa House of Representatives. She earned a J.D. from Drake University and a bachelor’s degree in English and journalism from the University of Iowa.