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December 18, 2018
Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group names Kirsten Walstien Manager of Finance and Business Development
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (December 2018) – Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group, Inc. (KAFS) has hired Kirsten Walstien as manager of finance and business development. In her new role she will analyze and implement the firm’s real estate investments, financing options and development opportunities. She also will serve as a strategic planning liaison with Kraus-Anderson Development.
Walstien comes to KAFS from Target, where she served as a merchandising planner for several of the company’s apparel and business units. Most recently, Walstien was a senior planner for Target’s Home and Soft Décor business, where she led enterprise-level demand forecast and financial planning.
Walstien graduated from St. Olaf College.
Formerly known as Kraus-Anderson Mortgage Company, the newly branded KAFS works closely with KA Development, building on its growing capabilities as a financial services resource for KA and its business partners. Kraus-Anderson has considerably grown its capabilities of securing financing through both traditional and creative sourcing for high-stakes, mixed-use developments.
About Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group, Inc. (KAFS)
Kraus-Anderson Mortgage Company was established in 1973, originally to coordinate excess funds and funding needs for Kraus-Anderson-related companies. Kraus-Anderson Financial Services Group, Inc. today works closely with Kraus-Anderson Development to provide financial resources for KA interests and partners. KAFS is affiliated with the Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson family of operations, including integrated construction management, real estate development and insurance. KA, an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, has regional offices in Madison, Wis., Bismarck, N.D., and Duluth, Bemidji and Rochester Minn.