Kristen is the Chief Risk Officer for Commonwealth Financial Network. Previously, she held positions at TD Bank as VP of Risk Management and at Fidelity Investments as senior director of technology risk management. She has also held roles in business continuity, information security, and project management. In addition, she is a Northeastern alumna, where she is actively involved in the College of Professional Studies alumni association and the development of a Northeastern Women's networking group. She has been in the financial services industry for 20 including brokerage, insurance and banking. She has an undergraduate degree in finance and a master’s degree in leadership from Northeastern University. She also has a Master Certificate in Financing and Banking and a Certificate in Computer Crime and Security from Northeastern as well as a certificate in Project Management from Boston University. Kristen is an advisory board member for YMCA Training Inc., a non profit providing skills development to people leaving in the Boston area. In 2008, she started WomenforLeadingWomen.com to connect women to mentors.