Kirsten Mary Pfund
Kirsten M. Pfund is a student at Loyola University of Chicago pursuing a M.S. in Accounting and is a member of Beta Alpha Psi, the International Honor Society for Accounting. She expects to complete her studies in the fall of 2016, and sit for the CPA exam following her graduation.
In 2008, she joined Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, one of the largest private, non-profit social service agencies in the Midwest, annually assisting more than one million people, without regard to religious, ethnic or economic background. Kirsten progressed through positions of increased responsibilities to her present role as Accounting Manager for Homeless Services. Kirsten’s responsibility includes programs that provide housing and related services for over 2,000 clients with budgets in excess of $20 million. Working at Catholic Charities she discovered her enjoyment with the orderliness of accounting and the challenges of application in the real and dynamic world.
Kirsten graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics Management in 2008. She received the Dean’s Award for eight semesters and was a member of the school’s NCAA Division III tennis team, serving as captain her senior year. She was also a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Honor Society for Economics.