Kristi Cummings - Manager, Global Accounts
Kristi Cummings joined HelmsBriscoe in 2006, bringing more than 15 years of business and event planning experience to her position as Manager, Global Accounts. Her attention to detail, organizational expertise, and extremely effective negotiating skills make her a highly valued partner in planning meetings and events. Recognized for superior customer service, one satisfied Client wrote; “I want you to know how thoroughly impressed I am with the service you provide. I have had nothing but top-notch, courteous service since the first time we made contact . . . I will not forget your efforts and will definitely recommend your services to anyone I feel could use them.” Kristi is committed to placing the needs and goals of her Clients first while maintaining honesty and integrity in all that she does.
A consummate professional, her focus is on ‘doing whatever it takes’ to get the job done. Working both domestically and internationally, her dedication to excellence and uncompromising service has earned her a superior reputation as a valued partner whether Clients are planning routine meetings or they’re faced with extraordinary challenges. She views herself as an extension of her Client’s office, allowing them to focus on the content of the meeting while she handles the time and labor intensive challenge of identifying venues, compiling offers, and negotiating contract terms for the optimal site for any given meeting or event. Kristi is a graduate of California State University, Chico, with a B.A. in Communication and a Minor in Marketing and Management. She resides in the beautiful San Diego area with her husband, and she volunteers her time for worthy projects including event coordination for military charities and fundraising for a foundation that provides quality health care and services for developmentally disabled individuals. She is also deeply involved in event organization, fundraising, and sponsorship for the Navy SEAL Foundation and the UDT-SEAL Association.