Baltimore non-profit CLICKLYa place-based social change organization focused on racial equity, narrative change, social connectedness and resource mobilization, added Krystle Starvis as the organization’s first Chief Operating Officer.
As Chief Operating Officer, Starvis will use his strong nonprofit background to support the organization’s ongoing operations and achievement of goals, contributing to leadership strategy, management and vision to grow the organization’s impact in Baltimore. Starvis will help increase capacity and launch technical support and educational offerings for the CLLCTIVLY network. She will also manage the annual Day of Giving and #28DaysofBlack Futures campaign.
Since earning a Master of Science in Human Services Administration from the University of Baltimore in 2015, Starvis has dedicated her time and effort to serving others. From 2015 to 2018, she managed workforce development and reintegration programs for the Living Classrooms Foundation, where she created and implemented training and employment initiatives to serve residents of the city who were unemployed or underemployed, supervised career coaches and volunteers, and supported four hub communities in East Baltimore.
Starvis most recently served as Associate Director at the Aspen Institute, where she led program strategy and operations for Weave: The Social Fabric Project and learning and culture activities for Aspen’s Leadership Division. In this role, Starvis divided her time between designing employee offerings focused on belonging and positive employee experiences, while leading programs that explored trust in America and amplified the work of community leaders who were building and strengthened relationships locally. She helped launch the Weaver Awards in Baltimore in 2021, recognizing Baltimoreans creating connection and trust with unconditional grants.
An active volunteer, Starvis is currently Past Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of Community Law in Action (CLIA), Advisory Team Member of BMore Invested, a community-focused grantmaking strategy to support Baltimore-led organizations by leaders of color, and as co-chair of the annual Western High School Alumnae Dance Team Concert. A proud Baltimore native, Starvis also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University.