Kulin Strimbu

Kulin Strimbu

Founder/President/CEO

Kulin Strimbu is a content management and sales and marketing veteran for the travel industry, and brings over 25 years of executive sales, marketing and technology experience to her role as President and CEO of the Rich Media Exchange. Creative, resilient and always positive, Kulin is the literal definition of an entrepreneur with roots that include travel agent, owner and operator. She has received multiple industry awards and speaks at industry events as an expert in her field. She is featured in numerous articles on travel sales and distribution with video and recently received both the Travel Weekly Magellan Silver and Gold Awards for video technology and marketing.

Peter Strimbu

Peter Strimbu

Founder/Chief Technology Officer

Peter is the founding architect and technical inspiration for the Rich Media Exchange platform. With more than 20 years of experience in IT development, architecture, management and consulting, his expertise includes integration, big data, data science, and advertising. Peter has held executive management and development positions for several Fortune 500 companies including Comcast and Dish Network. His passion for technology is clearly evident in his work – not to mention his annual Halloween display (which is wired to frighten)!

Kelly Happ

Kelly Happ

Vice President Marketing

Marketing Communications professional with more than 25 years in corporate marketing, including executive marketing positions at Frontier Airlines, Continental Airlines International (now UA), Compaq Computer (HP), and United Healthcare. Kelly joined RME in 2016 and provides a healthy balance between “navy blue corporate” and the more colorful, multi-hat environment that is the hallmark of travel and technology. She is responsible for the company’s marketing and corporate communications, product marketing and strategic positioning. Through her career and life experiences, she has lived across the USA– from Texas to Hawaii, to Indianapolis and back to her home state of Colorado, where she lives with her husband, dog and two cats. Her three college-aged daughters keep her busy flying between coasts!

Bill Lawrence

Bill Lawrence

Vice President Sales

Bill leads our RME sales effort, using his extensive knowledge of the travel industry and global contacts. While Bill loves technology, e-marketing and online meetings and discussions, his secret weapon to success is his old-school, real mail communications. His note cards, confetti and pens (yes, real ones) are always within reach to add a very personal touch to his sales development. Bill is an avid traveler and may always be relied upon for a special hotel or restaurant recommendation in locations around the world. Bill is a true believer in the idea that something wonderful is always just around the next corner and is happiest when it’s a new place to explore or yes, something to eat!

Danielle Litsinger

Danielle Litsinger

Director Operations and Training

With a strong background in organizational and project management, Danielle is a results driven professional that brings a unique mix of administrative, technical and marketing expertise to everything she does. With technical experience from companies like Apple, she offers valuable insight into RME’s technology driven business, and provides creative solutions to complex situations. She is the “logistical center” for RME. When Danielle is not solving something for RME, she is solving it for her husband and three sons.

Frazer Lockhart

Frazer Lockhart

Director Video Production

Award winning Director of Photography, Editor, and Director based out of Denver, Colorado. Frazer is RME’s professional, in-house, head of production and all things video. With expertise in cinematic 4K video, he delivers high-quality footage and has high-customer satisfaction for delivering beyond expectation. You can see Frazer’s work at www.frazerlockhart.com

Carri Wilbanks

Carri Wilbanks

Director of Social Media

An award-winning, Denver-based travel writer and video producer, Carri has been part of the travel discussion since graduating from Colorado State University with a dual degree in technical journalism and speech communications. Carri not only writes a popular travel blog, but also has experience in PR and marketing, acting as a liaison between brands and publications to help both get the most exposure. When not on the road, Carri lives with her husband and son in Colorado. Together, they enjoy plenty of time on trails by hiking and mountain biking.

Chicke Fitzgerald

Chicke Fitzgerald

Board Member and Strategic Advisor

Author of the popular book, The Game Changer, and a successful travel technology entrepreneur, Chicke Fitzgerald spent the first half of her career working for industry leading travel distribution technology and telecom companies. She formed Solutionz in 1996 and has a proven track record as a game-changing technologist, creating innovative multi-channel solutions for clients and her own companies. Her latest innovation is TripProximity, an event planning tool that is truly a “game changer”!

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