Recently, Christine was the Chief Operating Officer at Lifetree Health and Herbs in Destin, FL. She served as the secretary of Lifetree Natural Foods, a health food store and wellness center that provides both product and health services including naturopathic services, Christine is a certified nutritionist. Christine is the Vice President of a drywall construction company. She has held this position since 1998 and has concentrated her efforts in new construction both commercial and residential. The majority of Christine's career and experience has been in the real estate and property management industry. She has held positions in residential multi family, as well as, commercial property management.
Aug 1996 - Present
Northwest Contracting, LLC
Managed the daily operations of a drywall/painting subcontracting business. Performed bookkeeping, payroll, taxes and workers comp functions. Responsible for purchasing and contract negotiations. Provided project management services. Coordinated marketing and advertising programs. Prepared proposals and bid packages. Employee/subcontractor recruiting and retention.
Nov 2008 - May 2010
IT Director/Marketing Wholesale Natural Products
Suncoast Nutrition LLC
Marketing of health and fitness products in a very competitive online and business to business market. Creation of product website and start up of blogs relating to the web site products and their benefits. Research and development of trends, forecasting for future product formulation. Business to business sales.
Mar 2008 - May 2010
COO/Partner Retail Vitamins
Lifetree Health and Herbs
Responsible for increasing revenue in a down economy. Purchasing and inventory control. Manage financial operations, including accounting and insurance. Manage retail sales staff. Creative marketing targeting the gluten free, specialty diet population. New product research.
Nov 2005 - Aug 2006
Commercial Property Manager/Asset Manager
Managed commercial office, retail, storage ,and restaurant space. Asset manager for a 300 unit apartment community and supervised seven staff members. Worked with the executive staff to develop a plan for workforce housing. Prepared and utilized various budgets in excess of $10 Million. Managed various commercial projects from build-outs to mold remediation. Supervised landscaping contractors and construction contractors per project. Daily tenant contact in both residential and commercial divisions. Vendor and construction contract negotiations.
Jan 2002 - Jan 2004
Residential/Commercial Property Director
Friedman Real Estate Group
Managed 135 conventional, residential units and +75,000 sq. ft retail, office, restaurant, space. Performed marketing, leasing, and coordinated sales requests. Assumed the role of service coordinator and project manager while managing vendor relations and capitol improvements, such as annual furniture coordination, from proposals to purchasing. Prepared and utilized budgets in excess of $5M. Monthly variance reports. Supervised four employees, including housekeeping, and maintenance. Coordinated subcontractors for renovations and turnover. Designed the corporate web site, as well as, maintained the residential web sites.
Jan 1998 - Nov 1998
Web Site Designer/Webmaster
New MMI Corp
Publications designer in the advertising department of a mail order computer company and reseller. Designed, marketed, and maintained two corporate web sites. Developed online ordering and expanded product database for an AS400 system. Marketed, advertised products and web site space online and increased website hits by 54%.