Vice President Finance
Lake Zurich, IL
Kris oversees the finance and accounting functions at Eastek, where she has been a team member for the last six years. She thrives in the flat organizational structure as she believes it allows the company to make decisions quickly and promotes teamwork that actively provides supports Eastek’s customers needs. Her observation of the organization is that everyone in the company knows the president personally, which she believes says a lot about the culture.
She has a deep finance background serving over 10 years in the food industry, then transitioning to organizations in aerospace, government and automotive. Her wide range of finance experience from small family owned businesses to publically owned companies has positioned Kris well within Eastek. This experience allows her to have the flexibility of a smaller organization, with the financial rigor expected of a public company.
Kris graduated in 1983, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Accounting. Later, she continued her education and received a Masters in Business Administration also from the University of Cincinnati in 1988. Kris and her husband have a grown family in the greater Chicago area.