Vice President and COO of the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI).
Teresa Kittridge is the Vice President and COO of the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI). Teresa’s career has included Executive level service in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. She has also been elected to public office.
For the first 20 years of her career she served as an elected Officer of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Following her work in the state legislature, she worked in Washington DC and led National Policy Programs for RUPRI. In addition, she has over a decade of experience in the private sector building and leading National and International businesses in publishing as a President and and Executive for two Coughlan Companies and built and served as President of MNREM, the Minnesota Renewable Energy Marketplace.
Teresa and holds a M.A. in Organizational Leadership and a B.A. in Business Administration. She served in public office as school board director and board chair and is an active civic and community volunteer.