Kris’ career with Messer began in 1989. She received an A.S. in accounting from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in 2001 and a B.A. in accounting from Wilmington College in 2009. Kris is also a graduate of the University of Cincinnati Executive Program and the Cincinnati YWCA Rising Star Program. During the nearly 30 years with Messer, she accepted and excelled with more responsibility achieving her current role of Accounting Vice President. Kris has been active in her community by serving as a board member and holding the offices of secretary and treasurer of the Cincinnati State Alumni Board since 2006. She was on the 2013 – 2014 Cincinnati State Foundation Board and participated in the Cincinnati Chamber WE Lead Class of 2010/2011. Since 2012, Kris has been the sponsor for the Messer Women in Construction Committee.