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Kris Forrest
Adjunct Professor



Kris Forrest is an adjunct faculty member in the Arts Administration and Museum Leadership program.

Kris is the Director of Finance at the Penn Museum at the University of Pennsylvania, overseeing all financial aspects of the organization including the budgeting and forecasts, gifts and endowments, grants, and all disbursements. Prior to coming to Penn in 2012, Kris held corporate finance positions at International Paper Company, Corning, inc. and Campbell Soup Company. She has experience in non-profit finance as well.

Kris earned a master’s degree from Penn, an MBA from Pitt, and has an undergraduate degree in accounting with a music minor. She served on the Advisory Board for the Platt Performing Arts House for eight years, and volunteers with the Philadelphia Orchestra.