Kristel Maikranz, CPA/Principal


Kristel was born in Fall River Mills, CA and spent her childhood growing up on a ranch in Burney, California.  She moved to Southern California in 2002 and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Azusa Pacific University in 2006.

Kristel started her accounting career with Grant Thornton, LLP out of Irvine, California in 2006.  She missed the Northern California life and moved back to Redding in 2007 and joined Nystrom & Company CPA firm.  Through various mergers, Nystrom & Company became K·Coe Isom, LLP.  During her time at K·Coe, she provided audit and accounting services to multiple non-profit, commercial and governmental entities as an Audit Manager. She received her CPA license in 2010. Kristel was promoted to Director in 2018  

Kristel loves living in Palo Cedro, CA where she spends her free time gardening, cooking, building a homestead, and entertaining friends and family.