Kris is a Principal of Kern & Thompson, LLC. Prior to her association with us, she was affiliated with a large local firm since 1994.
Her practice focuses on providing auditing, accounting, and tax services to nonprofit organizations and other privately held organizations. She has experience with audits and accounting systems in a variety of sectors, including nonprofit organizations and federal and state funded organizations under Single Audit and Yellow Book Audit requirements, educational organizations, arts, affordable housing, environmental, membership, real estate and construction, and social service organizations. Kris earned a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting at Portland State University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from the University of Oregon.
Kris is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA).
Kris is past chair of the OSCPA Non-Profit Strategic Interest Team Committee, serves on the FASB Not-for-Profit Resource Group Committee, serves as President of Athletics for Character and Education (ACE), and is past Treasurer of the Beaverton Symphony Orchestra, where she also plays the violin.