New-home builder and land developer, Summit Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, has named Kristi Pinnick vice president of sales and marketing.

In her role, Pinnick is responsible for the leadership of the sales team, including on-site agents, a sales director, and various administrative staff together with the marketing team. She is directed with defining sales goals, negotiations and setting the strategic direction for both departments.

Kristi Pinnick , VP Sales & Marketing, Summit Homes.
Juke Media KC | Real Estate Photographer Kristi Pinnick , VP Sales & Marketing, Summit Homes.

“I am humbled by the opportunity to inspire our dynamic team. As I take on this awesome responsibility, I am committed to creating a personalized, customer-centric experience with my team. I look forward to fostering a culture where people can realize and develop their talents, positively impacting our home buyers and creating memorable experiences,” said Pinnick.

Pinnick has spent eight years in the real estate industry. Her career started as a buyer for a local lighting company, and in 2011 she made the jump into real estate. In 2015 she was recruited for the director of sales position at Summit. She has spent the last four years building a team of community agents, providing training and actively leading her department.

“I’m excited to welcome Kristi to our Summit leadership team and look forward to the positive impact she will make as we take on the opportunities ahead. She brings valuable experience and talents to her new position, and I find it reassuring that Kristi’s leadership philosophy focuses on inspiring team members to be their best,” said Zalman Kohen, COO for Summit Homes.

Pinnick lives in Olathe with her husband and daughter. She enjoys traveling and quality time with her family.