Chris’ previous business experience includes Owner/President of a broadcast television system integration company in Hollywood, various roles in production and post-production of films and videos made for TV, and General Manager in charge of strategic planning and marketing for a commercial division of Panasonic.
Believing strongly in “giving back” to your community, Chris has participated in nonprofits throughout his life. He has extensive nonprofit leadership, governance, and process expertise learned from positions of responsibility on the Stevenson School Board of Trustees, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board (past Chairman), Hollywood Police Advisory Board (past Chairman), Hollywood Sign Trust overseeing the preservation of the world famous Hollywood Sign (Chairman), and the Monterey Peninsula Country Club (past Board member) with past roles on the Finance, Admissions, and Long Range Planning committees.
Chris attended the Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach during the ’60s, went on to UC Berkeley and UCLA for an undergraduate degree in 1973, then received a MBA at Stanford University in 1976. Chris and his wife Carrie live in Pebble Beach where they take advantage of all that the lifestyle on this beautiful peninsula has to offer including food, wine tasting, golf, fishing, scuba diving and motorcycling.
See www.chrisbaumgart.com for more about Chris.
Carrie was born in Nebraska, grew up in Santa Fe, and received a B.S. in Math with a minor in Physics from Texas Tech University. She went on to a rich and varied career holding director level positions at Sony Electronics, Xerox Corporation, Safeway, and Lucasfilm Entertainment applying her reengineering, project management, and operations management expertise to making executive team’s strategic dreams come true.
Carrie got her real estate license in 2005 and joined Coldwell Banker Del Monte partnering with her husband, Chris Baumgart. It became time to make lifestyle dreams for Buyers and Sellers come true.
What matters most to Carrie is creating a bond of trust and a pleasurable experience for all parties involved in a transaction. She is a savvy negotiator and problem solver known for being the calming effect when things get stressful. She pays attention to each client’s communication style and customizes the experience ranging from those who like details, analyses, and constant updates to those who want the big picture and light contact. Carrie is a master at keeping clients informed throughout the real estate transaction while managing the complex details seamlessly.
Whether buying a residence for personal use or income property, Carrie listens to how Buyers describe the use of their new home and desired lifestyle then thoroughly enjoys the matchmaking challenge. When listing a home, she gains a deep understanding of a Seller’s transition goals and the unique qualities they loved about their home to be showcased in the marketing plan.
Carrie is a hands-on partner who takes responsibility to project manage a wide variety of services beyond handling the real estate transaction paperwork and process. She is a roll up the sleeves type who helps with decluttering, clearing out personal belongings, charitable donations, coordinating repairs, and staging.
Carrie has served on the MPCC (Monterey Peninsula Country Club) Budget & Finance Committee, WGA Board, and as Chair of the ladies 9-hole golf program.
See www.linkedin.com/in/carriebaumgart for more about Carrie.