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Kristin O’Brien joins Casual Living as national sales manager

Brings 14 years of sales experience in the casual and hospitality industries

Kristin O’Brien has joined Casual Living magazine as national sales manager, Casual Living Publisher Norman Hamilton announced this week.

O’Brien brings 14 years of sales, marketing and account management experience to the Casual Living team. For the past seven years, she has been selling print advertising and providing marketing services for companies in the patio, hearth and barbecue industries as the top-selling advertising manager for Hearth & Home magazine, a national trade publication. Prior to her employment with Hearth & Home, O’Brien’s background was in the hospitality industry as director of group sales & events for two resort properties in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region.

“I am extremely excited to be joining such a fantastic team,” O’Brien said. “The Casual Living family is a group of very talented and knowledgeable individuals who believe that if you can imagine it, we can make it happen. When Norman Hamilton presented me with the opportunity to join the Casual Living team under Sandow Media’s new ownership, I was very impressed with their philosophy, visions and business expertise that it was an opportunity I could not resist. I look forward to continuing to assist those in the industry I have developed relationships with over the past seven years, and cultivating new relationships as well.”

Hamilton also was enthusiastic about the timing of her start with the company. “Having Kristin join our team with our new ownership is an exciting opportunity for all involved,” he said. “Her expertise and relationships within the casual industry will benefit her customers, Casual Living magazine and the industry in general. She is a proven performer and we look forward to the ideas and enthusiasm she brings to her new responsibilities as National Sales Manager. Please get in touch with Kristin and wish her well.”

A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, O’Brien resides in New Hampshire with her family. She can be reached at (603) 527-8744 or via e-mail at

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