Crystal graduated from Shawnee State University with a degree in Social Science/Psychology. She began her career at Hilliard Lyons as a sales assistant and moved on from there to work a few years at Merrill Lynch. She joined Sweney Cartwright & Co. to focus on municipal and corporate bonds in 1999. Crystal moved to Boenning & Scattergood in 2019 with the rest of her firm and is pleased to join Thurston Springer in 2023. She holds a Series 7 and a Series 63 license and has worked in the financial industry for 28 years.