Kristina Scala is committed to equipping the generations of future leaders to be life-ready; as an award-winning entrepreneur she is transforming education. She inspires and motivates others to live purposeful and authentic lives by being kind, doing good, working hard, and making the world better through what we think, say, and do. She is a thoughtful and creative leader, enthusiastic educator and master facilitator who presents on topics of education and personal, leadership, entrepreneurial, and parenting development.
Scala is a thoughtful and creative leader, enthusiastic educator, and versed facilitator who presents topics of education and personal, leadership, entrepreneurial, and parenting development. Kristina is the founder and president of Aspen Academy, Future Holders, Bear’s Student Enterprises, The Aspen Academy Investment Fund, and MODI - Move and Discover, a school furniture line (for which she was granted a patent in 2019).
Ms. Scala is a blessed momma to Canyon, Sage, and Dillon. She received her Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Business Administration from California State University and her Master’s Degree from the University of Denver’s Morgridge School of Education. She is also a graduate the Entrepreneurial Master’s Program at M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). She was featured in the PBS documentary, Exceptionary Women.
In education, Scala serves on the state board of accreditation for Cognia and on the finance committee for the Association of Colorado Independent Schools. She serves on the board for Tennyson Center for Children and the University of Denver Women's College.
As a leader and entrepreneur, Scala is an active member of Entrepreneur Organization and a Founding Guide for Ascendeur. Scala has also served as a panel member at Denver Startup Week and as a judge in the final round of the Global Student Entrepreneurial Awards Competition for several years.