Trista Hannan

Account Executive at Workday

Trista Hannan is passionate about helping people solve problems they didn’t realize they had in ways they never imagined possible.  That passion has fueled a 20+ year career in enterprise sales with some of the world’s most admired companies.  It has also motivated her commitment to supporting the mission of Year Up Chicago through participation on the Leadership Council. Currently, Trista is an account executive at Workday, where she helps large enterprise customers become more agile to withstand disruptive pressures by improving how they manage their financial and human capital.  Workday is a proud supporter of Year Up. Previously, she helped a Chicago-founded technology start-up devise it’s go-to-market strategy, and prior to that had an 18-year career at Morningstar, including serving as the company’s youngest and first-ever woman Global Head of Sales. Trista has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in Finance and Organizational and Managerial Behavior, and a BA from The University of Michigan.

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