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Kristi initially joined Ensemble in 2010 to establish the company’s first hotel management platform for Hotel Maya and eventually became Vice President of Hotel Operations which included some additional asset management responsibilities for the company’s third-party managed hotels. Kristi is now Executive Vice President, Hotels and is effectively expanding the company’s hotel management division, Ensemble Hospitality, which now includes the management of eight Ensemble owned hotels. Prior to Ensemble, Kristi spent 30 years in the hospitality industry where she held positions such as General Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, and regional roles at Marriott, Hilton, Interstate Hotels and HEI Hotels and Resorts in Washington DC, San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles.



Kristi oversees all aspects of the Hotel portfolio and develops and executes strategies that will support, strengthen, and grow both the division and its profitability.



Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Minor in Human Resources, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT



Past Board Member of Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, Rancho Los Cerritos and Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau and Commissioner on City of Long Beach Economic Development Commission

Past Chair of Chamber Board of Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, and Downtown Long Beach Associates



In her free time, Kristi enjoys walking, traveling, and a variety of beach activities.