“I learned early in my career how important it is to really listen to customers and ask the right questions to understand their problems or opportunities. Only then could I be successful leading collaborative efforts with team members and the customer to implement the best solution.”
More about Vicki
Vicki Kraft is the Advancement Director, Southwest Washington for the Freedom Foundation based in Olympia, WA. The mission of the Freedom Foundation is to advance individual liberty, free enterprise, and limited, accountable government.
Prior to joining the Freedom Foundation, Vicki worked as a Senior/Account Executive for major companies including Dell, Pillsbury and Frigidaire as well as small businesses. During the past ten years, while in the private sector she worked with K-12 school districts across the state, along with the State of Washington government agencies in Olympia. Through this experience Vicki realized the importance of improving the government culture to utilize taxpayer money more efficiently and serve the citizens more effectively.
Previously, Vicki served as a non-profit consultant helping organizations secure funding to further their mission. In this capacity, she lived in Washington D.C. and worked with Federal government agencies including George W. Bush’s Faith-Based Initiative Office.
In 2012, Vicki was elected to the Clark County Republican Party Executive Board and served as Chairman of the 17th Legislative District until August 23, 2016. Her community involvement includes being Vice Chairman of the Cobblestone HOA, a Member of the Greater Vancouver Chamber, Steering Committee Member for the Vancouver Library’s – Forum @ the Library, Boys and Girls Club, Veterans Community Garden, and Vancouver Church of God.
On February 3rd this year, Vicki Kraft announced her candidacy for State Representative, 17th Legislative District, Position 1.
Vicki grew up in Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Advertising. She moved to Washington, her mother’s home state, in 2007 and lives with her husband Paul in Vancouver.
Additional details can be found on her LinkedIn profile.