Kris has resided in the Wamego and Manhattan communities since 1976. She graduated from St. George High School. She and her husband co-owned Wursha Consignment Auction in Manhattan in the early 1980's. She holds a Bachelor and Master of Education with Honors degree from Kansas State University along with a Reading Specialist and Social Studies Comprehensive. She taught at ST. George and Wamego Elementary Schools for fourteen years, then served as Education Consultant at Kansas State Historical Society for three years. She recently retired from Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) after twenty years of service where she held the titles of State of Kansas Language Arts and Literacy Consultant, State of Kansas Coordinator for National Assessment of Educational Progress and State of Kansas Central Comprehensive Center Technical Liaison. While at KSDE, she managed properties at both the state and national levels. She has done presentations for the State of Kansas across Kansas and the United States, including Washington D.C. Her honors include Star Performer of the Quarter for Kansas State Department of Education, a Preserve American History letter of appreciation from First Lady Laura Bush, a Kansas Day at the Capitol letter of appreciation from Governor Kathleen Sebelius, and a Proclamation by the Governor of Kansas Commendation for service in the Governor's Education Council from Governor Brownback, Governor Colyer, and Governor Kelly. 

Kris and her husband Rob raised three sons: Zach, Bret, and Grant. While living in rural Wamego, where they renovated their 150-year-old family homestead. She is a proud supporter of numerous sports teams, from t-ball to college basketball. She was a Manhattan Area Youth Basketball Volunteer, Wamego High School Booster Club Member, Drug Free "After Prom" Committee Member, Board of Director Member for Wamego Rattler's Youth Baseball Team, St. George High School Alumni Past-Secretary, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, and Manhattan Yacht Club Member. She is a member of the ST. George Methodist Church. She enjoys spending time with family, boating, fishing, scuba diving, traveling the world, painting, crafting, and being in the outdoors. She now resides near Tuttle Creek Lake in Manhattan. 

Kris is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, the International Reading Association in which she served as a guest speaker and writer, the American Educational Research Association, the Kansas Reading Association, and served on the Board of Directors for Kansas Council for the Social Studies. She is currently a member of the Manhattan Association of Realtors, the Kansas Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. She is knowledgeable about building relationships and achieving successful outcomes for her clients. Kris knows the area well and is dedicated to focus on each client's individual needs. Let her help you with your real estate needs!