Kristen joined YHB in 2022 with over 25 years of public accounting experience. She earned her BBA in Accounting at Midwestern State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Kristen is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA), the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and Financial Women in Texas (FWIT).
Kristen is a manager on our financial institutions team working on and overseeing compliance and internal audit engagements for community banks and credit unions.
Her specialties include:
- Regulatory Compliance Consulting
- BSA/AML Compliance Examinations
- Internal Auditing Services
- Loan Review
- SOX/FDICIA Consulting
- Temporary CFO Services
Kristen is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Abilene and volunteers for their service projects benefiting children throughout the year. She has been a Distinguished President and Distinguished Lt. Governor. She also serves on the Foundation Committee for her church and teaches First Grade Sunday School with her husband.
Kristen and her husband are also ballroom dancers and have taken lessons for the last 10 years. They also love to travel internationally, watch movies, attend their local Philharmonic concerts and musical theater productions,