Kristen Taylor, CPA

Director of Assurance Services
Director of Assurance Services


Kristen has more than 14 years of experience in public accounting with a focus on assurance, audit and consulting. She has worked for global and regional accounting firms providing audit services. Prior to joining Dean Dorton, Kristen started her career at KPMG then joined BLD, PLLC in 2005.

Kristen has extensive audit and attestation experience in a variety of industries. In addition to dealing with complex accounting and reporting issues, she is responsible for final review of financial statements prior to issuance. Kristen will be the director in charge of the audit and will be intimately involved in issuing our audit opinion and communicating the results of the audit.

Industry Expertise

Kristen has served clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, financial services, employee benefits, non-profit, country club and mortgage-banking.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants

Sts. Peter and Paul Regional Catholic School, Finance Council
Downtown Lexington Partnership, Advisory Board Member
GleanKY, Past Treasurer
Leadership Lexington Alumnus
Lexington Young Professionals Association, Past Member
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Past Executive Committee Member
Downtown Lexington Corporation, Past Board Member

Masters, Business Administration, 2005, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, 2005, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky