Chief Operating Officer
Talon Private Capital
Before joining Talon in August, 2016, Christa was Chief Financial Officer at Kemper Development Company, a family-owned real estate company with more than 6 million square feet including 1.7 million square feet of retail housing over 300 brands; 1.7 million square feet of Class A office; 1,300 luxury hotel rooms; and 360 exclusive residences. While at KDC she closed over $1.3 Billion in construction, interim, and permanent debt transactions and negotiated ownership transfers, property acquisitions/sales and was responsible for the leadership of the company’s accounting, finance and IT departments.
Prior to joining Kemper Development in 2012, Christa was with Keybank Real Estate Capital where she most recently held the title of SVP and Regional Executive. In this role, she was responsible for the leadership of a team of bankers that covered the Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas markets and provided interim, construction and permanent financing to private commercial real estate companies owning portfolios of $100 million to over $1 Billion in assets.
Christa serves on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue and is the President of the Bellevue Police Foundation. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Christa holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a Finance Concentration from Pacific Lutheran University.