As the Finance and Operations Director, Kristy plays an integral role in managing Filene’s Finance and Madison based Operation's functions while being a champion of Filene’s dynamic culture, including supporting HR activities and compliance. She knows the importance of providing the team with up-to-date financial data so leadership can make informed decisions. She has a keen eye for the details and strives to enhance internal processes to gain efficiencies.
Kristy graduated from St. Norbert College with a BA in Accounting and soon after started her career in the world of public accounting. After taking some time off to raise her kids, Kristy worked for a few start-ups before finding her fit with Filene. While at Filene, she also received her CNAP (Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional) certification and is completing her Diversity, Equity and Inclusion certification through Cornell University.
Kristy and her husband Brian have three kids who keep them very busy. When not working or with the kids, she unwinds by cooking, reading, or reminiscing about the three Guinness World Records she was a part of.