Cristin Toutsi Grigos joined AGB in 2008 and currently serves as the senior vice president and chief content and programs officer. She is responsible for identifying and optimizing the content and program needs of AGB members, from enduring to cutting-edge issues, as well as prioritizing and overseeing the creation of new content and the development of programs. Toutsi Grigos works collaboratively to provide AGB members with the resources and programs they need to fulfill their responsibilities and advance higher education. She also works on AGB’s public policy and advocacy initiatives, collaborating with external partners to ensure that AGB is positioned as a vital resource on higher education governance.
Toutsi Grigos has 25 years of experience in higher education, including 15 years of progressive experience with AGB across the programs, communications, consulting, and content teams. She is in her ninth year of board service for the Association for Collaborative Leadership, where she serves as chair of the Governance Committee. Toutsi Grigos is a trusted partner and is committed to effective governance and leadership.
Prior to joining AGB, Toutsi Grigos served as a Governor’s Fellow for Virginia Governor Tim Kaine in the Office of Commonwealth Preparedness, which included supporting the governor’s campus security conference after the mass shooting at Virginia Tech. She also worked for Virginia’s finance secretariat and the Department of Planning and Budget on state policies and funding formulas for public institutions in the commonwealth.
Toutsi Grigos has held various positions at the College of William & Mary in the Office of the Dean of Students and Office of Academic Support for Athletics. Additionally, she has held positions at Christopher Newport University in the Office of the President and President’s Leadership Program.
Toutsi Grigos has a master’s degree in higher education from the College of William & Mary, and baccalaureate degrees in political science, government administration, and leadership from Christopher Newport University.