Associate | Omaha
Kristi brings a unique background to Colliers | Omaha with her expertise as a well-respected public relations expert with more than 20 years of communications experience. Kristi is highly networked and very familiar with commercial real estate through her previous news media roles and as the former spokesperson and Director of Communication for the Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority (MECA). Kristi has developed a comprehensive command of market information including all tenant, building, and leasing activity within the Omaha market. Her extensive experience with communication, as well as her market knowledge, provides Kristi’s clients with both trust and confidence at the negotiation table.
Kristi began her career as a television journalist, working in newsrooms across the country and covering everything from presidential campaigns to Hurricane Katrina.
She ventured out of the news industry to serve as the Nebraska Press Secretary for United States Senator Mike Johanns.
Before starting her own communications consulting business and her real estate career at Colliers | Omaha, Kristi was the Director of Communications at MECA. In this role, she served as the company spokesperson and handled all internal and external communications for MECA, TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, and CenturyLink Center Omaha. Kristi has played key roles in communications, event management, and publicity for nationally televised events such as the Olympic Swim Trials, NCAA College World Series, and world championship boxing.
Bachelor in Journalism from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Memberships & Involvements
- CREW Omaha Metro
- Downtown Improvement District (DID), Board of Directors
- DREAM, Board of Directors
- Habitat For Humanity Power Women Planning Committee
- Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, Brand and Image Advisory Council
- FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association, Executive Board
- University of Nebraska - Lincoln, HRTM Advisory Board