Paige Kirstein Special Assistant to the CEO Contact me Paige Kirstein joined the Irvine Foundation as Special Assistant to the CEO in March 2021. She supports CEO Don Howard and the portfolio team in building strategic partnerships and pursuing new grantmaking opportunities. Prior to Irvine, Paige led the growth team at True Link Financial, an organization offering financial services customized for people with disabilities, older adults, and people in recovery. Paige played a number of roles there, including managing customer support, operations, and product teams. Previously, Paige worked at Bain and Company as a strategy consultant. In her work at Bain, she employed statistical analysis, market research, and program design to support clients in various industries, including technology, biotech, and foodservice. Paige serves on the board of directors at Corporate Accountability, a nonprofit that wages strategic campaigns to compel trans-national corporations to implement practices that protect democracy, human rights, and our planet. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brown University. Paige is based out of Irvine’s San Francisco office.