Executive Director

Kristine (Kris) Weimer

Kristine (Kris) Weimer is the Executive Director for Startup Moxie Elkhart County. She is responsible for the recruitment of students, mentors, and guest speakers, curriculum development, lesson planning events, and daily class activities for students enrolled in the program; serves as the chief fundraiser.

After beginning her career in Evansville, she returned to Elkhart with her husband and two children. Kris spent the past 24 years of her career supporting students as an educator and administrator throughout Vanderburgh and Elkhart Counties. Most recently, Kris served as a building principal for Elkhart Community Schools. Kris received her BS in Education from Ball State University, followed by both her M.Ed. and Administration degrees from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Her son Ben graduated from the Startup Moxie program last year, so she has seen firsthand the impact that this program can have on students. Kris is passionate about educating the next generation of entrepreneurs through Startup Moxie.