Kristi Hetland, CASE - Manager, Global Accounts
Kris joined HelmsBriscoe in 2009 and excels at using her unique blend of experiences, strengths and skills to help her Clients plan events locally, nationally and internationally. Kris has a passion for building relationships, finding creative solutions to problems, and providing quality customer service. Add to that her strong communication and organizational skills, partnered with HB’s technology, buying power, collective knowledge, familiarity of market conditions and global reach, and you have a partner who has what it takes to help her Clients find the best venue at the best price with the most favorable contractual terms.
Kris, a Certified Association Sales Executive (CASE), earned a B.S. in Public Service and Administration in Agriculture from Iowa State University. Prior to HelmsBriscoe, Kris enjoyed a 20 year career at a research center where she helped plan meetings, produced publications and designed websites. In addition, Kris and her husband farm and run an 800-sow farrowing operation. When it’s time to relax, Kris can usually be found enjoying life with friends and family on the golf course, bike trails or on her front porch.