Christine Kirkwood

Christine is from a small town in Illinois. Her administrative career started in the U.S. Marine Corps as an Administrative Specialist in Oceanside, CA on Camp Pendleton. She was the Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge of the administrative office of her Regiment. Upon her honorable discharge, she relocated to Orange County. After the move, she attended Orange Coast College to study psychology and business administration while working full time as a Software Support Specialist. She then went on to receive her California Real Estate License and was hired at Keller Williams Brokerage in Costa Mesa. On her weekends, she partnered with her husband and ran a team building entertainment event company called Airballing LA. They spread across LA, OC and Las Vegas. Due to the pandemic, the company and brokerage came to a screeching halt. In efforts to stay afloat, she attended and graduated from a coding bootcamp, receiving her Full Stack Software Developer certification. After many different career paths, she found herself gravitating towards an executive position in which she can fight for a good cause and make a difference. Christine is now an Executive Assistant for the Executive Director of, Shane K. M. Wood as well as the Veteran Resource Coordinator.