Kristyn was born and raised in San Diego and graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a Bachelors degree in English. After graduation, Kristyn moved to Orange County and married her husband, Chad, in August 2004. She was a junior high English teacher for 11 years and then an Office Administrator at a Landscape Architecture firm for 5 years before coming to work at Compass.
Kristyn and Chad have been at Compass since 2008 and are involved in a number of ministries. They have two daughters, Katelyn and Sophia.