Kristen brings more than 20 years of valuation advisory experience to WilliamsMarston. Her extensive valuation expertise includes financial reporting matters including mergers and acquisitions, purchase price allocations, goodwill and intangible asset impairments, stock-based compensation, complex debt and equity instruments, tax reporting matters such as 409a valuations, as well as litigation matters, solvency and fairness opinions. Kristen’s broad industry experience includes technology, life sciences, consumer products, among others.
Prior to WilliamsMarston, Kristen was a Managing Director at Bay Valuation Advisors, LLC (“BVA”) for more than 11 years. While at BVA, Kristen advised numerous clients ranging from early-stage venture backed entities to Fortune 100 companies with their complex valuations for financial, tax reporting and litigation matters. Prior to BVA, Kristen was a Senior Manager in Deloitte LLP’s Financial Advisory Services group, performing valuation services for the firm’s key clients in the technology and life sciences industries. During her career at Deloitte, Kristen managed a wide variety of valuation projects including complex purchase price allocations for both financial reporting and tax planning purposes, goodwill and asset impairment studies, and equity valuations for privately-held venture backed companies. Prior to Deloitte, Kristen held positions in the valuation and transfer pricing practices at other Big 4 firms.
Kristen is a Chartered Financial Analyst® and holds a Master of Business Administration from Georgia Institute of Technology with concentrations in Finance and Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Emory University.