Kristen is a Market Leader for the Registered Investment Advisor Team at BlackRock, covering key relationships in Texas and Louisiana.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2015, Kristen was part of Lord Abbett where she was a Regional Manager with the Advisor Services Group responsible for working with financial advisors, investment advisors, and wealth managers throughout northeastern Texas.

Ms. Binkley has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. She earned a BS in business administration from the State University of New York at Albany in 2000 and holds series 7, 63 and 65 licenses.

In addition to her involvement with Texas Wall Street Women, she also serves on the board for the Society of International Business Fellows where she is Co-Chair for the state of Texas.

Kristen and her husband reside in Dallas with their son.