Kristen Extine works as an editor at Aite Group. As part of the editorial team, Ms. Extine closely reads reports prior to publication and works with analysts to ensure that all writing is grammatically correct, consistent, and clear. Ms. Extine also works behind the scenes on a variety of tasks, including putting together supporting materials for reports, editing surveys, and posting reports to the website. Her ultimate goal is to provide Aite Group's clients with effective, easy-to-read research.
Before joining Aite Group, Ms. Extine worked as a copy editor of subscription-based newsletters in the wealth management industry. She has also worked as an editor of textbooks and college-preparedness resources in the secondary education industry. Ms. Extine values effective writing and has dedicated her career to helping professionals in their efforts to publish clean and knowledgeable work. Her favorite quote, which she believes accurately describes her career, is by Arthur Plotnik: “You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what's burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.”
Ms. Extine holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Writing and Culture and a minor in Communication Studies from Louisiana State University. She is currently working to obtain her Master of Arts in English with a concentration in Writing and Linguistics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.