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Session Time: 8:15 am – 9:15 am

Speaker: Kristen Lomax, Business Development Lead, SOFA

Session Description:

SOFA is a national nonprofit whose sole mission, since 1993, is to increase financial literacy, and they want to share the good they’re doing in the community with you.  If you answer “Yes” to any of the following questions, then you’ll want to listen in as they introduce you to a way to help your employees thrive – and help your company’s bottom line at the same time – all at no cost! 


  • Would you like to provide a no-cost value added benefit to your employees that will increase their productivity and sense of well-being?
  • Are you interested in learning how you can decrease employee turnover and improve both loyalty and longevity?
  • Would you like a way to show gratitude to your employees that says, “We’ve got your back!”?
  • Would you like to become your boss’ champion and be the bearer of good news to your teammates?


Come learn from this 501(c)(3) nonprofit how they make a strong case as to why this employee benefit can and should be leveraged as a cornerstone for optimizing employee performance.

And the best news?  This benefit is provided at no cost to the employer or employee by a national nonprofit whose been on a mission since 1993. 


  • Core Competency #1: Reduce employee distractions in the workplace by providing a foundation for employees to get resources to improve their financial affairs.
  • Core Competency #2: By providing employees with financial resources, employers see improved performance, less absenteeism, less health claims,  and all of these help to improve the company’s bottom line.

Speaker Bio:

Lomax HeadshotKristen grew up in Redmond, WA and attended the University of Washington.  Through her volunteer connections, she realized she is driven to help those in need and contribute to the common good through relationship building and networking opportunities.


Through her association with The Society For Financial Awareness, she is focused on seeking out opportunities within the community to provide financial education to employees and professional groups to enhance their financial knowledge and improve their financial future. 


Away from her volunteer efforts, she can be found gardening, snow skiing, or pursuing her dream of a hole-in-one on the golf course.  She loves cheering on the beloved Seahawks, Mariners, and Sounders.  She resides in Issaquah Highlands with her son, Travis, and enjoys discovering all the best hiking trails in the area.