Kristine Monteiro, MA
Conference and Event Services Event Consultant, MacEwan University
Kristine brings a wealth of event management experience from Asia where she was a Marketing Manager planning events and promotions for high net-worth clients in a multinational bank. Moving to Canada, she decided to switch gears and start a career in the hospitality industry. She took the Hospitality Management Program at NAIT and soon after graduating from the program, worked various positions in the industry – from her humble beginnings as an event planner for a student’s association to becoming a Conference Services Manager in an Edmonton downtown hotel. She planned conferences for major corporations and associations and coordinated board and lodging for sports teams in the National Hockey League (NHL) and the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Currently she works as an Event Consultant at MacEwan University’s Conference and Event Services department. A recent graduate of the Master of Arts in Tourism Management program at Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. her passion for learning and education led her to teach and has enjoyed being an instructor in the Hospitality Management and Event Management programs at NAIT.
When not immersed in events and teaching, she is usually found treasure hunting in antique shops or exploring the city’s local restaurants and coffee shops.