Kristen has spent most of her life living in Albuquerque, NM. She is a graduate of La Cueva High School, University of Arizona, and UNM. Born into a New England raised military family, she has always been infected by the travel bug and after graduating from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor in Philosophy and English, she worked in larger cities like Phoenix and Boston before returning to the beautiful Southwest in 2001.
After beginning her career in advertising and marketing, she joined the family practice immediately gaining a great deal of satisfaction helping individuals, families, and business owners build financial security through personal comprehensive financial and succession plans. Kristen believes strongly in investing financially and personally in people, organizations, and her community. Her company’s philosophy, “We Invest in You,” is an extension of her personal values.
Away from the office, Kristen is a consistent contributor in both time and resources to New Mexico non-profits including, All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center, American Lung Association, St. Jude’s Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, Casa Esperanza, Junior Achievements, Sangre de Oro, children’s literacy programs, and several small animal rescues throughout the state of New Mexico. Kristen also enjoys gardening, cooking, traveling, and attending a Red Sox baseball game in Fenway Park when the opportunity arises.
Since 2016, Kristen has served All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center by sitting on the Board of Directors, Investment Committee, donating, attending events, and most recently, as a presenting sponsor for the first annual Noche Azul.