After moving to NSW Kristy returned to live in Bendigo after completing her Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Charles Sturt University in 2002. She completed her CPA in 2010 and her CPA Public Practice certificate and Tax Agent registration in 2014.
After working with John Kennedy for 12 years, she joined Beattie Financial Services in 2015 when the businesses were merged.
Her work ranges from individuals to companies, but she particularly enjoy small to medium business, including primary production.
Kristy is married with two children, and enjoys reading and supporting Essendon (the mighty bombers) in the AFL.