Partner and CFO
Kristen Laguerre is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Flare Capital Partners. Kristen joined Flare Capital with more than 15 years of financial leadership and management experience in the venture industry. She is responsible for finance, operations and administration.
Prior to joining Flare Capital Partners, Kristen was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Atlas Venture, an early stage technology and life sciences venture capital firm. Before Atlas Venture, she served as Vice President-Finance at SoftBank Capital, where she was responsible for the financial matters, human resources and operations associated with both SoftBank’s venture funds as well as its global activities outside of East Asia. Previously, Kristen spent 7 years at Arthur Andersen LLP working with companies in the technology and regulated industry sectors.
Kristen is a Certified Public Accountant. She earned a B.A. in economics from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Boston University. Kristen is active in a number of industry associations and currently serves on the Steering Committee of Women in Alternative Assets (WIAA).