Kristen Miller – President & CEO
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
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
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
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!