Kirsten began her career in financial services in 1999 at WR Hambrecht + Co., a San Francisco-based boutique investment bank. During her time with WRH she held numerous positions in retail brokerage operations, compliance, equity trading and stock plan services. She obtained her Series 7 and 63 securities licenses in 2001 and completed her Series 24 principal license the very next year at the age of 24. She transitioned to the Private Client group at Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. in 2009 before affiliating with Raymond James in 2011. Kirsten completed the Wealth Management Specialist (WMS) designations in 2018 to better assist with the financial planning business that PAX Partners provides.
Kirsten graduated from Springside School, in Philadelphia. She received her B.A. specializing in neuropsychology and ethics from Mount Holyoke College and took legal studies at Trinity College while playing on their Division 1 squash team. She is an active alumnus of her alma maters and a dedicated parishioner at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, and has been involved in lay ministries for nearly three decades. An avid gardener she supports the Philadelphia Horticultural Society and Brandywine Conservancy with her husband. They enjoy being subscribers of the Ardrossan Beagle club and being founding members of the American Revolutionary War Museum.
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