Kristen Barker, CFP®

Financial Planner

Years employed with APS: 11
Year received CFP® certification: 2019
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Kristen is a Financial Planner at Asset Planning Services, Ltd. Kristen has worked in various roles at APS since 2009. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Houghton College in 1991 and worked as a Financial Paraplanner right out of college. After marrying her husband, Mike, and relocating, Kristen worked in several different roles before choosing to stay home and raise their three children. She also enjoyed teaching her children at home for several years before returning to the workforce to join the APS team.

Kristen renewed her Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional designation from the College for Financial Planning upon her return to APS. While working in several different roles in the Tax Department and the Operations Department, she began studying to earn her CFP® designation. After completing all the requirements through the College for Financial Planning, Kristen earned the right to use the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) professional designation in August of 2019. Kristen serves as a financial planner to numerous clients, in addition to her work on-boarding APS’ prospective clients.

Kristen currently resides in Palm, PA with her husband Mike. She enjoys reading, walking, traveling, and spending time with her family.