Krista Stafford

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, VSE Corporation


Krista Stafford joined VSE Corporation as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer in January 2020. She specializes in organizational development, culture transformation, executive compensation, organizational design and employee engagement.

She has broad expertise in company-wide human resources initiatives that drive business results through people.

Krista was previously the Vice President, Human Resources at Boeing Distribution Services, a subsidiary of the Boeing Corporation. She has more than 15 years of experience in Human Resources, Learning and Organizational Development. Prior to joining the aerospace industry, Krista spent over 20 years in the restaurant industry both running operations with P&L responsibility and serving in a human resource and training capacity.   She has a Master of Science degree in Human Resource and Organization Development and a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel/Restaurant Institutional Management from Johnson & Wales University.