Kristen began her career in the investment industry in 1998. Since then, she has partnered with and counseled hundreds of clients to establish and stay committed to investment goals aligned with their long-term financial goals. During her career, Kristen also designed and implemented learning solutions for investment novices to tenured professionals as well as custom education programs for pension plans, foundations and sovereign wealth funds. She earned her dual bachelor’s degrees in English Writing and International Studies from Loras College in Dubuque, IA. Kristen lives in Camas, WA with her three young children.