Meet the Tiedemann team
Our commitment to our clients is solidified in our structure as a partnership. From the start, the firm was set up to hand down equity to future generations of Tiedemann employees. Being independent and responsible to ourselves alone allows us to fully invest in our clients.
Kristen has direct responsibility for managing client relationships. She works closely with clients to understand their goals and objectives; manage their investments, including impact investing; and integrate their investment strategy, philanthropy, and estate planning into a cohesive wealth management plan. Kristen leads the firm’s strategy for its family office practice. She is also a member of the Executive Committee and is responsible for business operations for the Seattle office.
Kristen joined Tiedemann when the firm merged with the Threshold Group, where she served as Senior Managing Director and led the national Family Office practice. She also developed and acted as Executive Director of the company’s Community Square initiative. Prior to joining Threshold, Kristen was Director of Finance for Managed Care at Medalia HealthCare in Seattle. She was also previously a Manager for Arthur Andersen LLP in the Audit and Business Assurance division.
Certifications and memberships include:
- Certified Public Accountant
- Personal Financial Specialist
- Board of Trustees and Chair of Finance Committee, The Nature Conservancy
- President of the Board, Wilderness Awareness School
- Board of Trustees, Friends of the Children
- Member, Seattle Estate Planning Council
Kristen holds a Bachelor of Arts in business and accounting from the University of Washington and resides in Seattle, Washington, with her two daughters.