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Bertin Salas
San Francisco Bay Area
Bertin Salas

With 25 years in the travel and hospitality industry, Mr. Bertin Salas is the passionate Co-Founder of BESI Business Solutions. Bertin is the executor and brain behind sales and revenue strategies.

An energetic multi-tasker, Mr. Salas builds strong relationships with partners and clients around the world and keeps business objectives on track to deliver results. Consulting revenue, sales, marketing and account directors in the industry, Bertin employs a customized approach to identify strategic actions to ensure partners meet their goals and drive productivity. Mr. Bertin is fluent in Spanish and Italian.

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Northern California
Kristine Tsusaki-Reddick

Kristine has over 16 years of experience in marketing and client relationship management. Before joining Visit California, she served as an Account Director where she was responsible for building relationships with elite technology business partners. Kristine drove business strategy as well as successful design and deployment of go-to market products, sales campaigns and partnership programs.

Kristine has experience in multiple industries including technology, financial services, retail, government and educational services. Throughout her career she’s held a variety of management positions in business development, product marketing and account management. Before the corporate sector, Kristine was a public relations Account Executive specializing in government agencies and nonprofits in the Sacramento area.

A native of Northern California, Kristine has a passion for the outdoors and spends most of her free time with her family discovering new destinations throughout Northern California.

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Southern California
Kelly Wells

Kelly served as the Los Angeles Industry Liaison for two years before moving to the role of Director of Client Relations, Southern California. Kelly has over a decade of experience in marketing, communications and community relations, with a specialization in travel- and tourism-related marketing, branding and sales.

Before joining Visit California, she was the Marketing Manager and Marketing Representative for Southwest Airlines where she created, implemented and managed all local marketing strategies for Southwest Airlines in Southern California covering the Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and Burbank regions.

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