Kristy recently joined the BestCompaniesAZ team in February 2020 as COO and was hired to help grow the BestCompaniesAZ’s mission of Validating and Elevating Arizona’s Best Companies. With over 25 years in the Staffing and Recruiting industry, Kristy brings her success to immediately connect with, consult, and inspire individuals across every level and discipline, building trust and authentic relationships with clients, team members and peers. Her talent acquisition/ staffing industry experience runs the gamut, from front-line sales and service responsibility to high-level strategic analysis, planning, and implementation. Prior to joining BestCompaniesAZ , Kristy most recently served in a COO capacity at The Finders, a local staffing firm, specializing in Technology, Human Resources, and Finance/Accounting. Kristy currently serves on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit organization, Career Connectors and serves on the GCU Technology Advisory Board. She is co-founder of U Rock Career Center, which provides career counseling and coaching to community-members involved with Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Community Center. Kristy is a graduate of the University of Arizona and enjoys her family, friends, community involvement, running and exercise in her free time.