Leadership Team

Christine Kimpling (Chris), Accountant

Christine, owner of Evergreen Accounting, was born and raised in Duluth, MN and now lives in Rice Lake, MN with her husband, Vern.

Christine is a former Central High School graduate.  While working full-time and raising her children, she attended the College of St. Scholastica and graduated with a degree in Accounting and Business Management.

Christine started working in the insurance industry and then spent 18 years working for a hardwood lumber company as their CFO.  When the business closed, she spent a year working for the parent company of several convenience stores.  After two years, she along with a partner, decided to open their own accounting firm.  Christine also has been in the tax business for more than 25 years.  She is now a 50% owner in Evergreen Accounting.

Christine prides herself for her strong work ethics and customer service.

Christine finds time to volunteer with Altrusa International to promote literacy and is active in her church.  Christine belonged to the Rice Lake Volunteer Fire Auxiliary for several years and helped organize events to earn funds for fire equipment and helped organize the Halloween carnival which has been a fun event for over twenty- five years.

 

Kristen Kimpling, Accountant

Kristen, owner of Evergreen Accounting, was born and raised in Duluth, MN.  Kristen graduated from Denfeld High School, Duluth in 1999.  Kristen worked full-time and raised her children while attending the College of St. Scholastica.  During this time, she worked for a small construction company as Bookkeeper and office Manager.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Accounting and Management in 2009, Kristen continued to work for a small excavating company as their Accountant.  Kristen later took a few jobs to increase work experience in other industries to gain a wider knowledge base.

Kristen became 50% owner of Evergreen Accounting in January of 2014, specializing in small business accounting, payroll and Income Tax preparation.  Kristen strives to produce outstanding customer service and holds a strong work ethic.

Outside of work, Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children while staying active in the community.  Kristen recently took up a love for photography and continues to share her work with others.