Kristen started her career as an auditor, but ultimately found her niche working alongside clients. She helps business owners and individuals navigate changes during the growth phase and identify opportunities. Kristen spent the last few years building the Upworth team – focused on protecting a culture that promotes a collaborative team approach, fosters innovative ideas and adheres to the highest professional and performance standards. Kristen was born and raised in Arizona, graduated from the University of Arizona with a major in Finance and Accounting, and plans to live in Phoenix forever. While Kristen enjoys her professional career as a CPA, she finds the most joy spending time with her husband, David, and their three kids.