Kristie Maruyama has over 18 years of experience in sales and marketing, customer service, real state development, and management. In addition to owning and running a marketing firm, retail store, and restaurant, Kristie previously served as General Manager and Director of Business Development of Matzki, Inc, a Japanese wedding company, where she managed six Matzki affiliates.
For the past 9 years, her focus of work was in condo hotel management, renovation, repositioning and project management. During this period, she successfully coordinated the renovation and repositioning of the Skyline Island Colony condo-hotel from a budget to a mid priced hotel, and was directly responsible for the design, procurement, project management, and owner coordination of the project. She also oversaw and was involved with various condo hotel projects including Trump Waikiki, Ritz Carlton Waikiki, Kings Village, and the Montage Kapalua. Her other responsibilities has been serving as the Managing Director for Skyline Island Colony.
Kristie has a Bachelors in Business Administration in Marketing and International Business from the University of Hawaii.