Associate Vice President, Business Development, Central
Designing and implementing solutions for advisors on their challenging demands is an opportunity Kristi is passionate about. Kristi enjoys spending time identifying areas that can be improved, developed or changed and then formulating a solution to meet all three.
Kristi graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from Central College in Pella, Iowa. Her most recent role was a Marketing Manager for a large, Midwest grocery store chain. Her responsibilities included growing their social media presence and in return increasing sales and profits. Prior to this role, Kristi spent an extensive period of time in the Financial Services Industry for a Fortune 500 company. She gained experience in a variety of roles including Benefit Consulting and 401K/Retirement Solutions for institutional-sized businesses with a focus on corporate acquisitions, mergers and investment platforms.
Outside of work, Kristi enjoys spending time with her husband Randy, kids Jacob, Jonah and Madeleine, and her side kick Shih Tzu, Chumley. Kristi enjoys traveling with her family each year to Table Rock Lake and anywhere there is an amusement park nearby. In her free time, she enjoys designing jewelry, attending kids sport activities, cooking or shopping.
Getting to know Kristi
Favorite Movie: A few Good Men
Hidden Talent: Published Jewelry Designer
Favorite Quote: “A goal without a plan is just a wish” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Best Piece of Financial Advice: Enjoy 80%, save 10%, and give away/tithe 10% while remaining debt free