Public Relations


BA, University of Florida

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Cristina Allen

Senior Vice President

Cristina Allen is senior vice president of marketing and business development at MKDA, where she is responsible for corporate communications, public relations, strategic marketing and establishing and maintaining client relationships.

Cristina was most recently vice president in the real estate group at public relations firm Rubenstein Associates, where she managed a diverse roster of high profile clients in the architecture, interior design, brokerage, development and construction sectors.

Prior to that, she was senior account executive at boutique public relations firm Publitas, where she developed and implemented strategies for clients within the real estate and travel and hospitality sectors.

Cristina’s career began in Japan, where she developed and implemented corporate English language programs for c-suite executives at the country’s top three semi-conductor manufacturers—Toshiba, Texas Instruments and Sony. She has also held communications positions within the private wealth management groups at J.P. Morgan and Ruig Capital Management.

Cristina is a member of Association of Real Estate Women (AREW) and CoreNet. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from University of Florida.