Kirsten Anderson, Chief Financial Officer
Kirsten Anderson is a highly accomplished financial executive with over 25 years of experience in strategic planning, financial analysis, negotiations, cost accounting, and business development. Kirsten was hired as the Chief Financial Officer for ETS in May 2020. As the Chief Financial Officer, Kirsten oversees all financial operations of ETS, including budgeting, financial planning and analysis, and compliance, with a focus on customer service and collaboration.
Kirsten has worked for the State of Wyoming since December 2011, most recently holding the position of Fiscal Manager for the Behavioral Health Division with the Department of Health. In this role, she demonstrated exceptional financial leadership by implementing effective budgeting and cost control measures, supporting existing critical healthcare initiatives and encouraging new initiatives.
Kirsten earned her Bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Florida, where she gained a solid foundation in financial management and analysis. Committed to continuous learning and professional growth, she later pursued her Master's of Accountancy from Nova Southeastern University, further enhancing her expertise in financial strategies and organizational leadership. She obtained her CPA license in 2012.
She is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association to stay abreast of the latest industry trends and best practices in public finance.
Outside of work, Kirsten spends as much time enjoying the beauty of Wyoming by hiking, golfing, kayaking, and spending time with her three beautiful children. She also is deeply engaged in her Cheyenne community and serves on the Board of Directors for HealthWorks, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the health and well-being of our local community. In addition, she has the privilege of serving as the Treasurer of the Board, overseeing financial matters and ensuring the organization's long-term financial sustainability.