Kristen MIller Human Capital Management Specialist


  • Received a bachelor’s degree in economics from UCSD in 1986
  • Received HR management certification from UCSD in 2008
  • Served on the San Diego Chapter of American Payroll Association Board in 2011


Kristen began her career at Equitable, helping clients with financial investments and annuities. She later made a career change, earning her certification in HR management and working at a large payroll service bureau for two decades. She happily landed at Coastal Payroll in April 2020.



When she’s not serving clients at work, Kristen loves spending time with family. And apart from that, her life is all about tennis, tennis and more tennis.


  • Enthusiastic
  • Detail-oriented
  • Hardworking
  • Fun


4 Reasons This Is Our Favorite Award

Coastal Payroll has been selected as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal! We are as thrilled by this announcement as we were the first year we made the list.  Read More >

What Makes This Inc. 5000 Listing So Special?

We’re just thrilled to let you know Coastal is on the Inc. 5000 list again! In fact, we’ve been on the list multiple years in a row as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in America. For the last few years, when we received Read More >

Why Is HR More Important Now Than Ever?

It’s been stated again and again—2020 is a truly unprecedented time. And with all the changes comes increased exposure for the HR profession. Now more than ever, people are turning to our profession for expertise, guidance, and the latest Read More >