Meet the Team!
Kristin Fleming Arnold
Kristin is the President/Founder. Her business experience of 15 years includes stints with NASCAR, Mercedes Benz, and Northfield Trading. Her current focus as President is developing sales and marketing within the company's markets and internet. She manages direct sales to her own clients while assisting the company’s sales staff. Kristin is a graduate from Elon University with a degree in Sports Marketing and Business. She is also the head tennis coach for Bishop England girls and boys tennis.
Jennifer is native of Mt. Pleasant, SC where she graduated from College of Charleston with a Business degree. She has extensive customer service, sales/marketing and management experience in the retail industry. Her current focus is customer service and developing marketing strategies for customers and sales personnel. She lives in Mt. Pleasant, SC with her husband and 2 daughters.
Herb’s business background extends over 40 years. His experience is sales/marketing, administration, and finance. He has been with the company since its inception. As the Chief Financial Officer, Herb’s principal focus is on developing strategies for growth in sales, sales personnel and administration/finance. He is a graduate of Adelphi University and holds a MBA from Fordham University.
Joyce assists with marketing research. Her business experience includes customer service and marketing. Her duties include research assistance and presentation management. She is a graduate of Farleigh Dickenson College with a degree in Elementary Education.
Eleanor Anne Osteen
Eleanor is one of East Coast AP Marketing's Sales Representatives. She is a native of Suffolk, Virginia and received a degree in Public Relations from the University of Alabama. She comes to East Coast after working in Development for a local Charleston non-profit, Camp Happy Days. She enjoying working with customers to find products and apparel to fit their marketing needs.
Grace, an East Coast Account Manager, is a native Charlestonian with a BA degree from the College of Charleston in Arts Management. Her background includes experience in professional sports marketing, event planning, and the wine & spirits industry. Before coming to Eastcoast, Grace worked for a local non-profit, the American Red Cross. Her passion for creativity eventually led her back to the marketing industry. When not working at EastCoast, Grace enjoys being a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.
Carol joins the East Coast team as a Sales Representative and brings with her 18 years experience in Sales and Marketing in the Promotional Logo Wearables and Logo Specialty Products Industry. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Queen's University in Charlotte, NC. Carol moved to Summerville, SC in 2014 with her husband and two children, they love the Lowcountry and are here to stay! When Carol is not working, she enjoys traveling, practicing yoga and spending time with her family and friends.
Lea is East Coast's newest addition as Graphic Designer. Lea was born and raised in Northern Virginia but moved to Charleston to earn her Bachelor's in Graphic Design at the Art Institute of Charleston. Having a career with a creative outlet has always been her dream job. She enjoys illustrative and type heavy designs and is inspired by local artists here in Charleston.