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Kristie Samuel Campbell is a native of Effingham, IL and graduate of the University of Miami, FL where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Math. In 1996, she began her career with Fidelity Investments, quickly moving to the coveted Equities Desk and in 1998 she became Fidelity’s youngest trader. Kristie joined the structured equities team and was responsible for the execution of programs trades ranging from a few hundred thousand to several billion dollars.
Disillusioned by the tragedy of September 11th, Kristie took a leave of absence, traveling to Puerto Rico where she met and fell in love with her husband, Niall. She resigned from Fidelity, choosing to remain with Niall in Puerto Rico where she began her induction into the restaurant business.
Kristie’s business savvy and newfound appreciation for the culinary world makes for the perfect professional partnership in her role as Firefly’s CEO. She manages all areas of the restaurant exclusive of the kitchen. Kristie also serves as head cheerleader, greeting guests, motivating the staff and setting high standards of customer service to insure that all guests have an enjoyable experience at the firefly grill.
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