Kristen Runge - Tax Collector, Springfield PA
Kristen has been a resident of Springfield since 2015 and is running for Tax Collector. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Accounting and also holds an MBA in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
During her 15-year accounting career, Kristen has managed compilations, reviews, and audits of privately held companies of varying sizes and complexities along with the necessary tax work. Kristen has also served as a treasury manager where she helped implement new processes for accounts payable and a company-wide credit card program. More importantly, Kristen has audited local non-profits, boroughs, and municipalities, providing assistance with financial statement preparation and required filings.
Kristen and her husband live in the Scenic Hills section of Springfield with their two children, Madison (7) and Michael (4).
With her extensive experience and willingness to serve her local community, Kristen will bring a fresh perspective to the role of Tax Collector in Springfield and is looking forward to the opportunity to serve.