Kirsten R. Albert (BSBA ’01)
Assurance Partner, PwC
Kirsten R. Albert is an Assurance Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in Pittsburgh, with over 17 years of experience serving a broad range of clients covering a variety of industries. She has primarily served multi-national corporations in the industrial manufacturing, metals, consumer products, and retail industries. Kirsten’s client and firm roles have provided her with deep technical accounting and reporting experience, as well as an extensive global network of contacts needed to help solve the complicated issues faced by her clients.
Kirsten also serves as a leader in PwC’s Midwest Market for Audit Innovation. She identifies and implements opportunities to streamline, standardize, automate, and centralize PwC’s audit procedures over inventory and champions the digital upskilling of her team to drive accelerated innovation at PwC. In addition, Kirsten leads PwC’s Diversity and Inclusion networks in Pittsburgh with a focus on developing and mentoring diverse business professionals and connecting them with peers in the business community.
Kirsten serves on the Board of Directors of The Neighborhood Academy, where she supports fundraising and student engagement activities designed to promote financial literacy and support the school’s college and career counseling program.
Kirsten earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania. She and her husband, Shawn, currently live in Pittsburgh with their two children, Hannah and Levi.