Kristen has been with Banfield since the Fall of 2012. She started her journey as a Client Service Coordinator, trained as a Veterinary Assistant, and is now the Practice Manager. She is currently enrolled in school to become a Registered Veterinary Technician. She lives in SC with her partner, their merged family of 7 children, a 7-year-old pit-mix, Marley, a 7-year-old cat, DeeDee, a rooster named Legs, and several hens. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, kayaking, hiking, and tubing. Kristen tries to embody in both her professional as well as her private life, the 5 Principles of Mars: Efficiency, Mutuality, Freedom, Responsibility, and Quality.