Deputy Commissioner for Enterprise Human Capital
Kristin Batson was appointed as Deputy Commissioner for Enterprise Human Capital in April 2020 after serving in an acting role. During her long tenure at MMB, Kristin has served in a variety of leadership roles such as director of human resource systems, implementation director for Enterprise Talent Development, and director for Management Analysis and Development. Kristin has also been appointed by Governor Walz and Lt. Governor Flanagan to serve as acting commissioner for the Department of Labor and Industry and by Governor Dayton to serve as acting director of the Minnesota State Lottery and the Minnesota Racing Commission. Prior to state service, Kristin worked for the McKnight Foundation, where she directed organizational development. She holds a Master of Business Administration and Management from the Opus School of Business at the University of St. Thomas.