Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
45 Bryant Woods North
Amherst NY 14228
Work Phone: 716-630-2400
Mobile Phone: 585-410-2965
Work Fax: 716-630-2401
Kristin has over 25 years of experience in the finance industry working as a financial analyst, business valuation analyst and as a consultant. Prior to joining Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner, LLP (CTBK), Kristin served as principal at Bonadio & Co., LLP, a valuation analyst at Empire Valuation Consultants, LLC, and a senior manager at Mengel, Metzger, Barr & Co. LLP. She has been involved with a multitude of valuations of various equity classes for companies operating in the manufacturing, construction, retail, healthcare and professional services industries, among others. These valuations have served a plethora of purposes including potential company and/or equity sales, estate taxes, gifting, litigation services, ESOPs, recapitalizations, stock option plans and divorce matters.
Kristin started her career at U.S. Trust Company of New York in Estate and Trust Administration. She then continued on her career path as a financial analyst for several different companies, including a 501(c)(3) printing company, an Upstate New York energy company, and a national cable television company.
Kristin holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in finance from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in psychology and political science from Hobart & William Smith Colleges. Kristin is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). To enhance her abilities as a neutral party and facilitator in a collaborative setting, Kristin completed Collaborative Practice Training and Divorce Mediation Training in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Kristin is a member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation (NYSCDM) and the Collaborative Law Association of the Rochester Area (CLARA).