Kristin Wantland

Kristin Wantland is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Five Elms. Prior to joining Five Elms, Kristin worked for OC Tanner, where she served as a Managing Director. Kristin has extensive SaaS sales experience from her time at OC Tanner, where she partnered with leading companies to design and execute an effective employee recognition strategy through the use of high tech, online recognition tools. Prior to OC Tanner, Kristin worked in sales and business development at The Hertz Corporation where she was a top performer nationally. 


After several years of living away in Memphis and Denver, Kristin was happy to return to her hometown of Kansas City. She loves spending time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys battling it out on the tennis court or having a good laugh at a comedy show.  


BA in Psychology, University of Richmond, VA