Krista Twesme

Krista  Twesme

Senior Vice President

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Krista joined Mortenson in August 2008 as an attorney in the legal department. In March 2010, Krista took on the responsibility of leading Mortenson’s risk management group as Director of Risk Management. One year later, Krista assumed the role of Vice President of Risk Management and was promoted to the firm’s senior leadership team in 2017.

She is responsible for assisting senior leadership in the development and execution of corporate strategies for identifying, managing, mitigating and transferring risk. Krista is also responsible for placing Mortenson’s insurance program, managing Mortenson’s insurance claims, overseeing trade partner prequalification, and administering Mortenson’s subcontractor default insurance program.

Krista graduated from Hamline University School of Law and, prior to joining Mortenson, was shareholder at a mid-size insurance defense firm. After leaving the practice of law she joined a national insurance broker where her expertise in understanding and analyzing complex insurance and insurance claims matters led her to a role as National Director of Construction Claims.

Krista is a member of Hamline University School of Business’s Executive Advisory Council and is a frequent volunteer at Open Arms of Minnesota, a nonprofit that cooks and delivers free, nutritious meals to people living with cancer, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis and ALS in the Twin Cities.