Christina Hlas


Director of Client Implementation

Christina Hlas manages the implementation of Kuder’s career and education planning solutions for clients. Working closely with divisional leadership, she oversees a team of cross-functional specialists who coordinate the design and delivery of customized online career guidance programs across multiple platforms.

Christina joined Kuder in 2015 with extensive project management experience. Most recently, she served as product development director for Iowa Student Loan, where she led a team of business analysts and developers in implementing software solutions for students, parents, postsecondary institutions, and government agencies.

Previously, Christina spent over 10 years in higher education administration. Her past roles include director of financial aid at Grand View University and Briar Cliff College and assistant director of financial aid for new student programs at Drake University.

Christina served for nine years on the executive council of the Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA) and has presented at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) conference.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Simpson College and a master’s degree in education with an emphasis on higher education administration from Drake University.

I love the fact that the Kuder Career Planning System® aligns an individual’s interests, strengths and values; allowing one to discover where careers and passions intersect.