Kristen was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and moved to Indonesia at a young age. Upon returning to the US, her family relocated to the Greenville Area. She graduated from Wren High School and after developing an obsession with design magazines, attended Winthrop University, earning a degree in Interior Design. She worked as a commercial interior designer at Pazdan-Smith Group, Architects, until moving with her family to Argentina.
She has enjoyed watching Greenville grow and has a passion for helping people make selections for their homes that reflect their personal taste and make their lives run more smoothly. She has two children and enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, reading, and hiking the many great trails easily accessible to the upstate.