As Senior Strategy Consultant, DeeDee Kahring maximizes clients' operations across the board with a focus on Finance, Thought & Strategy Coaching. and Superintendent Aftercare Solutions. Previously the Executive Director of Finance & Operations for Wayzata Public Schools (Minnesota), DeeDee is well-known in K-12 education and brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients from her highly successful career. She has also led finance and business operations for other Minnesota school districts including Eastern Carver County Schools and Cambridge-Istanti Schools as well as public companies like Springsted Incorporated and Emerson Automation Solutions.
Her comprehensive experience managing complex projects - like long-range planning, capital project funding, special project planning, referenda, negotiations costing models, property purchases, and construction budgeting - combined with her passion for coaching fellow leaders make her an ideal partner to drive financial stability and leadership retention for our clients.
DeeDee earned her Bachelor's in Finance from Minnesota State University-Mankato and her Master of Business Administrator from the University of Iowa. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and enjoys time with her grandchildren while also staying active through curling, golf, and travel. For her next adventure, she is setting sail on a Danube River Cruise.