Kirsten graduated from the University of West Florida with her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 2003 and from Florida State University with a degree in Masters of Accounting with a specialization in Taxation in 2004. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida.    

Kirsten has over 23 years of experience in accounting and taxation.

Kirsten was raised in the Pace/Milton area where her family has lived for over sixty years.  She has a husband who is also a CPA and 4 children.