Kristi Yim, Founder and Owner
Kristi brings over two decades of marketing expertise to her Resonate Agency clients, including experience that ranges across multiple industries and all aspects of integrated marketing strategy, program execution and sponsorship development. A connector by nature, she adeptly manages both personal relationships with her clients and intricate, enterprise-scale projects with budgets exceeding $20 million. With a keen eye for detail and a clear focus on both short- and long-term results, Kristi works diligently to ensure her clients maximize their marketing investments while also having fun. Resonate Agency reflects the perfect intersection of Kristi’s professional acumen and personal strengths.
Kristi and her husband, Brad, have two school-aged children. When not working or volunteering at her childrens’ sporting events, Kristi remains in motion; she enjoys snow skiing and sharing her love of travel with her family.
Maureen Ripatti, Marketing & Promotions Manager
Maureen fell in love with everything pertaining to event activations and sponsorship management ten years ago. The creativity, collaboration and thoughtfulness to the customer experience that event and sponsorship management entails all excite and motivate her to continuously improve the event experience. Having had the opportunity to work on both the client side and the vendor side, Maureen has deep-rooted knowledge about the value of delivering memorable and meaningful impressions that exceed targeted objectives.
Maureen and her husband, Timo, enjoy spending time with their baby daughter Dylan, taking their dog Roxie for walks and experiencing all that the Bay Area has to offer.
Erin Finnegan, Marketing and Social Media Strategist
Erin’s energy, creativity and media savvy help Resonate Agency’s clients looking to improve their social media status. With over a decade of experience creating and executing marketing campaigns, Erin adeptly uses both social media and traditional media to achieve her client’s marketing and communication goals.
In her spare time, Erin and her French Bulldog, Tallulah, work on their pet project PuppySnob.com.
Mary Rickles, Creative Designer
Mary’s unique background that combines visual design with communication and marketing adds to Resonate Agency’s repertoire. Specializing in art direction, content creation, social media and print design, Mary applies more than a decade of experience in publishing and political communication to her work for our clients.
An Alabama native with an affinity for the Crimson Tide (Roll Tide!), Mary now resides in the City by the Bay with her husband, Jared, and dog, Griffin.