Krystal is a 2003 Virginia Tech graduate and joined YHB in 2020. She has over fifteen years of public accounting experience working with and advising high net worth individuals, trusts, and closely held businesses. Krystal specializes in income tax planning, compliance, and review. She serves as an advisor to her clients by providing tax guidance and business planning strategies.
Since joining the industry Krystal has held several leadership roles in the VSCPA. Currently, she serves as the Vice Chair of the VSCPA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion advisory council and also on the planning committee for the AICPA Engage conference. In 2019, Krystal was honored to be named one of the Washington DC Metro Area’s Top CPA’s by Washingtonian Magazine for the 3rd time and was also voted as a Top Financial Professional by Northern Virginia Magazine in 2019.
To help clients develop effective tax strategies, Krystal takes extra measures to learn about their future plans, circumstances, and needs, particularly any that may require special tax or financial strategies. She takes the time to listen and develop a full understanding of clients goals and how to achieve them. After assisting with plan implementation, Krystal keeps in contact throughout the year to help clients stay on top of their finances and make sure their plans are on track.
Outside of YHB
Krystal is a major team player and not just at YHB. In the community Krystal is proud to support the Beyond Boundaries program for underrepresented students at Virginia Tech and has written an article for a Virginia Tech magazine. She has also participated in a Women in Business panel for the Virginia Tech National Capital Region in 2018.
Aside from all things VT, Krystal is also passionate about spending time with family, cruising, watching football, reading, and amateur photography.