Director of External Affairs at GateWay Community College
As Director of External Affairs, Mrs. Gubser develops college-wide, public-private partnership strategies and revenue-generating investment opportunities. She leads entrepreneurial business units of the college, launching new initiatives that support long-and-short-term economic development priorities.
Serving as special assistant to the college President, Mrs. Gubser is a member of the colleges’ Executive Leadership Team, and sits on numerous boards and commissions including City of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton’s Innovation District Steering Team, the Discovery Triangle Board of Directors, and the Mountain Park Health Center Board of Directors. Prior to her tenure at GateWay, Kristin served as the Public Relations Assistant, Director of Special Events, Director of Community Relations, and Director of Special Projects for The Salvation Army Southwest Divisional Headquarters in Phoenix, AZ. Mrs. Gubser is a recipient of a John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award, and a City of Phoenix Friends of District 8 Award. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Public Administration degree from Arizona State University.