Christine Tessenske

Chief Financial Officer


Value Delivered

Christine ensures that Illingworth-Kilgust Mechanical’s (IKM) financial foundation and business practices meet today's rigorous standards while providing consistently high-quality mechanical, facility, commercial plumbing, and HVAC services to clients. Her responsibilities include all accounting functions, information technology system performance and integrity, office management, and human resources. She also ensures that the company has the insurance coverage needed to protect it and its clients.


Christine brings twenty-one years of experience in various aspects of operational finance and human resources with IKM. She most recently fulfilled the joint role of controller and human resources manager for IKM and throughout her tenure, has held positions with increasing level of responsibilities in estimating, billing, accounts payable, collections, operations administration, and office management. She is an expert in utilizing COINS to facilitate business, generate management reporting, and promote effective internal controls.

Christine holds an Associate in Arts in Accounting, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, and is pursuing a MS in Accounting.

The Personal Side

Christine is married with two children and enjoys the outdoors, biking, hiking, and gardening.