Kristin was born and raised in Alberta, Canada. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She also holds a Chartered Professional Accountants designation (CPA, CGA) from Canada. Before joining the firm Kristin worked for one of the leading destination management companies in the corporate events industry owned by a private equity group. She was recruited as the Chief Financial Officer to build the accounting/finance infrastructure to support anticipated growth. She was also the Director of Finance for the largest destination management company where they grew the annual revenue from $20M to in excess of $100M by completing over 10 acquisitions. They then successfully sold the business to a new private equity group. She held various other Accounting roles including Accounting Manager at John Deere Water and she was a Financial Analyst for two of the largest communication companies in Canada. Kristin has over fourteen years in Accounting/Finance working in several different industries. Kristin enjoys spending time with her family. She has a two year old boy (Ezra) and a four year old daughter (Annelise).