Kris Engskov

Kris Engskov
Dean’s Advisory Board Member
Co-Founder & CEO, FHCC

Kris Engskov is Co-Founder & CEO of FHCC, an Arch Ventures-funded start-up company (in stealth mode) focused on building the next generation of mental and behavioral health care for seniors. 

Most recently, Kris served as President of Aegis Living, one of the nation’s leading innovators in providing assisted living, memory care and wellness services to seniors.

Prior to jumping into senior health, Kris spent over 16 years at Starbucks Coffee Company where he held multiple senior leadership roles including President of the company’s flagship U.S. Retail division and earlier as President of Starbucks Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA).  While at Starbucks, Kris developed deep consumer experience leading the development and execution of a number of new product and digital innovations globally, establishing significant new growth partnerships both in the US and Europe and scaling several successful new store concepts and formats.

Previously Kris worked for Madrona Venture Group, LLC, a Seattle based venture-capital fund.  Early in his career, he was in public service. From 1993 to 2000, Kris held a number of positions in the Clinton White House, including Assistant Press Secretary and Personal Aide to the President.

He received his B.A. in Public Administration from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.