Kristeen R. Witt is Legislation Counsel at the Joint Committee on Taxation, a nonpartisan committee that provides assistance to members of Congress and staff in the formulation of tax legislation. She specializes in the areas of international tax, excise tax, and estate and gift tax. Ms. Witt joined the Joint Committee in 2008. Prior to joining the Joint Committee, Kristeen was the Tax Director for Zimmer Holdings, Inc.; the Director of Domestic Tax Planning at Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc. (now Yum! Brands, Inc.), and a Tax Planning Manager at Coopers & Lybrand.
Kristeen earned her Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Emphasis) with honors from the University of Washington, her J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Florida, and her LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida. She is also a certified public accountant.