Origin Design + Communications is a Whistler and Montreal-based strategic marketing, creative and communications firm specializing in mountain sports and resort tourism. As Origin’s founding partner and Creative Director, Danielle Kristmanson boasts a wealth of expertise in mountain sports and tourism marketing. Her work with brands such as Whistler Blackcomb, Tourism Whistler, Intrawest, Sun Valley Resort/Sun Valley Marketing Alliance, Telluride Tourism Board, the Canadian Ski Council, Bike Parks of B.C. and many others has positioned her as one of the industry’s leading creative strategists and brand development specialists. Kristmanson holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Communications and Marketing from Simon Fraser University. A Whistler resident for over 20 years, Kristmanson balances directing Origin’s Whistler studios with an aggressive snowboard, mountain bike and travel schedule.