Kristen Miller President & CEO

Phone: (805) 967-2500 x8 Email:

Kristen leads the Chamber team with a focus on the Chamber’s economic development initiatives and public policy. Kristen grew up in Florida and moved to Goleta from upstate New York in 2002. She is passionate about her kids, new experiences and Survivor. She lives in Goleta with her two children, Olivia and Kavanaugh.

Kristen’s favorite local event (besides the Lemon Festival, of course!): Fiesta Ranchera and the Dam Dinner

Cortney Rintoul Vice President

Phone: (805) 967-2500 x4 Email:

Cortney manages all Chamber communications and events. She grew up in Northern California and moved to the area to attend UCSB. She is passionate about planning events, beach days, 49ers football and Warriors basketball. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband, Joel.

Cortney’s Favorite local event: Music at the Ranch

Michele Schneider Director of Business Development

Phone: (805) 967-2500 x5 Email:

Michele is responsible for bringing new members and sponsors to the Chamber. She is a Santa Barbara native and attended San Marcos High School. She is passionate about being a mom, giving back to the community and enjoying our great quality of life. She has a 2-year-old son, Hunter, also known as the Lemon Prince.

Michele’s favorite local event: Fiesta and the Lemon Festival

April Lee Events Coordinator

Phone: (805) 967-2500 x6 Email:

April is the newest member to our team and helps coordinate Chamber events. April grew up in Florida and moved from New Hampshire to California in 2014. She is passionate about friends and family, keeping active, beach days, and everything Star Wars. She lives in Goleta with her husband Jeff and their 3 boys, Conner (9), Emmett (6), and Warren (4).

April’s favorite local events: The Lemon Festival, Music at the Ranch, and the SB Kite Festival!