Kris Engskov
Kris Engskov has agreed to serve on our board of directors. Mr. Engskov has been the President of Aegis Living since 2019, where he is a member of the Leadership Steering Committee responsible for setting company growth strategy, program development, and new market site selection. Mr. Engskov previously spent 16 years at Starbucks Corporation, where he led and gained experiences in all parts of the organization—from brand strategy and marketing, to real estate development, to technology implementation, to customer experiences and operational excellence. His roles included president of Starbucks’ flagship U.S. retail business, leading 170,000 employees across 8,300 stores, and president of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) division, where he built the Starbucks brand across more than 30 countries. Prior to Starbucks, Mr. Engskov worked for Madrona Venture Group, LLC, a Seattle-based venture capital fund. Mr. Engskov holds a B.A. in Public Administration from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.