Kristen is the Vice-President, Distribution Planning and Programs, at Investors Group. She joined Investors Group in 1999, beginning her career in Training and Development and is currently responsible for the compensation policies for financial advisors. She is also a project lead for strategic change initiatives. Kristen has Bachelors’ degrees Commerce and Education and an MBA specializing in Education Leadership. Prior to Investors Group, she worked for the Federal Government assisting women entrepreneurs prepare business plans and apply for small business loans. In her spare time, she has a passion for the outdoors and enjoying the beautiful surroundings of Northwestern Ontario.