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Go get'em, Tiger!
Free WiFi, free printing, a quiet place to free your mind and focus. Take advantage of our free Ohio Desk Business Center to hone that presentation and get the deal done!
Get your vitamin D
Sun, glorious sun! Good for your health, good for your spirits, and a good deal of the bright stuff is found throughout our open, airy, cheerful concourse!
Who needs peanuts? You have Amish Granola!
At the CAK Marketplace, you'll find all sorts of unique, locally
produced food and merchandise to bring along on your trip.
That's what you'll do through check-in and security, thanks to our shorter lines. (We get you
from car to gate 40% faster, in fact). My, oh, my, what a wonderful day!
Promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer in 2008, Kristie manages and directs all airport marketing and communication programs including: air service development, branding, advertising, media relations, social media, and internal and external communications. Kristie is often invited to speak at local, regional and national conferences and forums about airport marketing, branding and social media. Kristie authors "It's a Trip," a popular airport blog and can be found on Twitter at @CAKristie.
In addition to her airport duties, Kristie serves on the following boards: Leadership Akron, The Development Finance Authority of Summit County, the Marketing Leadership Roundtable, the Akron General Medical Center, and the About Magazine’s Advisory Board. She joined the airport staff in 1996 as Director of Marketing. Prior to joining the airport, Kristie worked for the Greater Akron Chamber and the State of Michigan, International Affairs division.
In 2011, Kristie was recognized as a "Woman of Note" in Crain's Cleveland Business Magazine. She was also honored as one of the top 100 Women in Ohio Aviation by the International Women's Air and Space Museum in 2009. And in 2008, she was selected as a Distinguished Sales and Marketing professional by Sales and Marketing Executives of Cleveland. Prior to that, Kristie was voted as one of 30 for the Future and one of Crain's 40 Under 40 list of upcoming executives in Northeast Ohio.
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Austin College in Sherman, Texas and a Masters of Public Administration from Western Michigan University. Kristie lives in Green with her husband Mark and two children, Tori and Trevor.