Cristie Street co-founded Nextrio eighteen years ago and serves as the managing partner of this Tucson-based IT consulting firm of more than 50 IT professionals. With Street at the helm, Nextrio has been recognized by Inc.5000 as one of the fastest-growing businesses in the US and recently was one of two Arizona-based companies to rank in the top 500 of IT service providers worldwide.
In 2016, Cristie was honored to be named “Woman of the Year” by Greater Tucson Leadership for her community involvement. She was also named “Business Leader of the Year” in 2012 by the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce and was recognized with the “Sonoran Spirit Award” at the Governor’s 2014 State of the State Address. In addition to helping small and mid-sized organizations improve their technology and accelerate productivity, Cristie underwrites and volunteers with many civic organizations including the Ronald McDonald House, Social Venture Partners, Youth on their Own, Tucson Jewish Community Center, Arizona Public Media, and the Rothschild Fund for Civic Innovation.
As a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, Charter 100, and Women at the Top, Cristie doubles-down her investment in mentoring women into careers in technology, while still managing to wrangle 8-year old Liam and 14-year old Scarlett, with her perfect match in life and business – husband Bill Street