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Marketing and Communications Director
Christine Zrostlik joined the PFI team in September of 2021 and is the marketing and communications director. In this role, she oversees strategy and operations for the communications and marketing team, managing projects and supporting team members as they use a variety of tools to fulfill PFI’s mission.
Christine came to PFI from UnityPoint Health, a three-state health system based in West Des Moines, Iowa. There, she served as the health system’s media relations contact, developed system-wide internal and external communications and provided communications support for a variety of crisis situations, including COVID-19. Prior to her tenure at UPH, Christine spent five years at a public relations and public affairs agency in Des Moines, where she helped clients from a wide range of industries achieve their marketing and communications goals.
Christine is a University of Northern Iowa graduate with degrees in both public relations and political communication, and currently serves on the board of directors of Public Relations Society of America’s Iowa chapter. She is also a member of the National Agri-Marketing Association.
A northeast Iowa native, Christine now lives in Des Moines with her partner, Evan, and their beloved dog, Bernie. She enjoys spending time outside hiking and gardening, traveling and listening to live music.