Crystal graduated from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville with a BS in Accounting. She immediately sat for the CPA exam and obtained her Missouri CPA certificate. Her interest in accounting started while she was in high school working for her father in his Accounting and Tax Service Business.
After graduating from college, she pursued the path of becoming a Civil Service Government employee. She has over 30 years of Federal Government experience in the Department of Defense and Army Acquisition Programs at all ACAT levels in the Business and Financial arenas. She also worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 4 years.
Crystal is the mother of one son and the grandmother to two beautiful girls.
She is active in her church and is a licensed minister. She attended Whitesburg Bible College for several years and is very passionate about her continual journey to study God’s word, and rightly divide the word of Truth. She is an active member of North Alabama Pastors’ United for Change, which crosses racial and denominational lines.