“If you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner.” – Cher
Inspired and results-oriented, Christine Barnes is a highly astute event marketing specialist. She graduated with honors from California State University of Long Beach in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. During her time at CSULB, she started an internship with Orange Coast Magazine where she discovered her love for marketing and events. Christine landed a full-time position with Orange Coast Magazine as Sales and Marketing Coordinator, responsible for planning, implementing and renewing all signature and turnkey events. Following Orange Coast, she explored retail marketing at The Outlets at Orange. As their Marketing Administrator, she coordinated all on-mall events and blogger initiatives and worked with retailers to maximize exposure and sales. Christine joined ACE in early 2018 and develops public relations campaigns, nurtures corporate partnerships and leads event management.