Cristy Santeford has been our gift buyer since the beginning of Camano Commons Marketplace, but she has also worked at Camano Island Coffee Roasters for many years before that. She has been a fantastic team member and integral to our success.
Links to Things Mentioned in this Episode:
Key Points of Interest:
- Where did Cristy Grow up?
- How did Cristy get involved with gifts?
- What is cottage industry?
- How did she meet her Husband Glenn? (Who was our Master Coffee Roasters for a while)
- What was the first gift shop she worked in?
- What gift manufacturing company did she start?
- What were some of their successful gifts?
- How did Cristy get involved in sales for the manufacturing company?
- What was Cristy’s dream job?
- How did Cristy get involved with Camano Island Coffee Roasters?
- What was her first job at the Roaster?
- How did she get involved with the gifts side of things?
- How did Camano Commons Marketplace get started?
- How has Cristy evolved her gift buying overtime?
Camano Island Locations Mentioned in this Episode: