Kristy is a Midwesterner at heart and originally hails from Cleveland, Ohio. She has more than 20 years of experience in building local and global brands, most notably as a member of the Edible Arrangements leadership team for over 10 years. Kristy helped grow the fresh fruit franchise from 10 stores in North America to over 1,200 stores in 13 countries. Her leadership roles spanned marketing, innovation and strategy. As The Junkluggers Chief Marketing Officer, Kristy is responsible for bringing our story to life as we take customers along our buyer’s journey. Along with our dedicated marketing team, Kristy provides tools, resources and coaching to franchisees so they can they increase brand awareness and drive revenue in their local markets. She holds a business degree from the University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business and resides here in Connecticut with her husband, two sons and their energetic puppy, suitably named Maverick. As the lone female in her household, she is well versed in college and professional sports and is a huge Michigan Wolverines fan.