A 5th generation Californian, Kristi was raised in the North Orange County community. She attended California State University – Fullerton, where she majored in Business Administration, before joining Advanced Access in a full-time capacity. An Internet marketing company for real estate agents that she started with her parents at the age of 18, she was one of the most instrumental forces in the company’s young history of success. Starting with a client base of approximately 600 customers in 1998 and growing to over 30,000 clients nationwide in 2006 when they sold to Dominion Media, a Virginia based company.
Despite her young age, Kristi was well known and respected throughout the online real estate industry community. Kristi ensured that Advanced Access was always at the forefront of Internet technology as the firm had successfully led the way with innovative new products. An expert in Internet Marketing, one of Kristi’s passions included building innovative marketing strategies that contributed to the bottom line performance of her clients. In 2002, Kristi organized and implemented a successful new Premium Marketing Service Division in an effort to maximize clients’ success on the Internet which grew to over one million in yearly revenue and helped over 800 clients reach success online. Named Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Access in December of 2002, she continued to contribute to the growth of the company revenue to $15M and helped negotiate affiliated state marketing agreements with 13 different states, four real estate corporations and specialty groups, and two local associations. Kristi was recognized as an Industry Visionary in 2004 by FrogPond, a popular communication publisher.
After the successful sale of the business in 2006, Kristi spent time with her children while doing Internet Marketing consulting for private businesses.
In 2010, Kristi accepted a position as Interactive Marketing Manager at Wine Cellar Innovations, a leading designer and manufacture of custom wine cellars and wine racks.
Intelligent, quick thinking and ambitious, Kristi receives rave reviews from clients who are impressed with her quick response time and attention to detail.