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Kristin Tessman

State Coordinator

American Jobs for America’s Youth (AJAY)


Kristin Tessman is the State Coordinator for Montana for American Jobs for America’s Youth (AJAY) where she works with communities across the state to build work ethic programming from cradle to career. Tessman was born and raised in the Southeast and attended the University of Georgia (magna cum laude/Phi Beta Kappa). After graduating from law school (cum laude), Tessman went directly into higher education administration where she worked in several positions at the University of Georgia, including in career counseling, job placement, and international education. In 2015, Tessman and her husband moved to Montana with their two daughters. Outside of work and kids, Tessman loves many things, but especially horses, cooking, hiking and travel.

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