Kristi Rogers


Kristi M. Rogers has over 24 years’ experience in executive-level problem solving, business development, corporate leadership, and crisis communications. Her strategic advice and counsel are regularly sought on issues relating to security and disaster response, federal government contracting, the role of business in complex and dynamic environments (including markets emerging from conflict), public-private partnerships, and strategic and crisis communications.

Kristi is presently the co-founder and Managing Partner of Principal to Principal.  She is also a Member of the Spectrum Group. Prior to this Ms. Rogers was a co-founder of Aspen Healthcare Services/Aspen Medical International (AMI) and was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to Aspen, Kristi was a member of the Washington office of Manatt, Phelps, and Phillips where she provided strategic counsel and guidance to multiple clients across a variety of sectors. Ms. Rogers also served as President and CEO of Aegis LLC, a leading risk management and security company. She assisted the London-based Aegis Group in establishing Aegis LLC to provide government and corporate clients with a full spectrum of risk management and culturally sensitive security solutions to operational and development challenges around the world.

Kristi currently serves on the Board of Directors of Qualys Inc. (a publicly traded company) and the Advisory Council for Trident Capital’s Cyber Security fund. She is the founder and chair of the Women in National Security group within BENS (Business Executives for National Security).

Kristi is also the President of the Michigan State Society and a regular speaker at Michigan State University’s College of Social Science and other institutions.