Kriste was born to Danny and Linda, the oldest child of 3, twin sister Heather, and younger brother Danny. She would like to thank three of her 7 Uncles, Rick, Ron , and Scott who taught her how to play many sports, including softball, hockey, football, and frisbee. She was in the Army for 6 years, stationed in Germany, and Maryland.
Kriste’s husband, Jim, retired from the Army and are both working for the United States Military Academy at West Point. Kriste has a bachelors in Computer Information Technology and a minor in psychology, from Mount Saint Mary.
Kriste, Jim and son Danny reside in Cornwall with their 3 dogs, Louie, Cisco, and Emily. Kriste also enjoys a wide variety of outdoor sports including fishing, shooting and hunting.