VP of Learning for Saxbys
Kristina Syvarth is the VP of Learning for Saxbys. In this role she heads the training department, the team resources department, and the talent development department. She started with Saxbys in 2014 as a barista where she fell in love with hospitality, team development, and the company’s people-focused culture. She has since held roles as a Café Executive Officer, Leadership Training Manager, and Director of Training. Kristina is passionate about advancing non-traditional educational models in higher education and now dedicates her time towards developing and supporting the Experiential Learning Program at Saxbys.
Outside of Saxbys, Kristina is an avid swimmer, foodie, and reader. She holds a BA from the University of Delaware in Foreign Languages and Literatures (2009) and a MA from the University of Toronto in Comparative Literature (2010).