President and owner of TRUE creative services, Kris Brinker is also Partner and creative force behind Ocean 5 Strategies—bringing over 25 years of experience as director of new client development, art direction, graphic design, web design, social media, and creative content development.
Her marketing and design experience has particular depth in B2C contracting and home services, corporate retail, professional trade associations, med/pharma, gov-con, nonprofits, and assistive education.
Prior to launching her own successful creative graphic design and branding firm here in Northern Virginia, Kris held design and management positions for the May Company, Giant Foods, and several Northern Virginia creative and printing companies. She prides herself in her long-term client relationships and partnerships and feels that the true proof of her success is the success of her clients.
Kris is a respected business leader who has served two terms on the board of the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce working to energize local businesses through both prosperous, as well as tough economic times.
Kris’ professional success is balanced and energized by her personal passion as a practitioner and instructor of Tai Chi (Taiji), Chi Kung (Qigong), Yoga, and Reiki. She has her own class program, Just Breathe Tai Chi, and is a member of the Peaceable Dragon Teachers Association.
After juggling employees, print projects, website design projects, running a business, consulting with clients, and drinking a much-needed cup of coffee, she refocuses her time to help people relax and improve their health and well-being. Kris has been told that her Zen-like attitude helps her clients feel better about their own demands and goals. Kris wants both students and clients to breathe easier and feel more relaxed with her assistance.