Kristen Meeks joined the Office of General Counsel as the University Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management Officer in June 2020. She is responsible for coordinating the university’s compliance and integrity and strategic risk management programs. Prior to joining NC State, Kristen served as the University Compliance Director at UNC Greensboro and as an Assistant Director of Legal Resources at the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), where she maintained the Higher Education Compliance Alliance matrix and website. Earlier in her career, Kristen worked in an administrative capacity at George Washington University and at American University. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina.