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Clients rely on us for accounting expertise, but what satisfies them most is how they are treated personally. Much of our new business comes from referrals because clients appreciate our attentiveness to their needs. We're a large and respected firm and our entire corporate culture is about supporting each other in and out of the office, working as teams within our practice areas and promoting positive morale. So from the very beginning, our people are oriented towards making a difference in their own lives—and in yours.

Gursey | Schneider LLP attracts top personnel—and keeps them—as we encourage advanced credentials and education, offer training opportunities, mentor new employees at all levels and offer fun company social activities. We encourage teamwork and promote a family atmosphere to keep morale high and give diverse work assignments, thereby drawing some of the most talented recruits, including experienced professionals from well-known firms.

Kristen L. Gillespie
CPA/ABV/CFF

Kristen L. Gillespie, CPA/ABV/CFF joined the firm's litigation services staff in 2005 and became a partner in 2017. She specializes in forensic accounting in family law matters and performs a wide range of accounting services including business appraisals, analyses of gross cash flow available for support, analyses of marital standard of living, and reimbursement claims.

Kristen is currently serving as Secretary of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants Family Law Section and was nominated to co-chair their annual Family Law Conference for 2016 and 2017. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and was awarded the Accredited in Business Valuation designation and the Certified Financial Forensics accreditation.

Kristen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics with an emphasis in Accounting from University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to joining Gursey | Schneider LLP, she was a senior auditor at a multinational accounting firm.