Kathy Empringham was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon. In college her courses were geared towards business management and accounting. Kathy moved to California in 1988 and after living briefly on the Peninsula she eventually settled into Antioch in 1990. She has been with the firm for fifteen years and has been the office manager for the last five years. She attends regular seminars and receives continuous updated literature to remain abreast of current law changes and how it will impact the clients. In her spare time she enjoys participating in Scouting with her two sons and vacationing with a large extended family.