Annie Koesterman

President & CEO

AnnieKoestermanAnnie Koesterman is the President and CEO of Gig Harbor Community Shopper Magazine and North Tacoma, University Place, Fircrest Community Shopper Magazine. Originally from the United Kingdom, Annie provides a unique perspective and background accumulated over the last two and half decades, on two continents.

With a background in Social Services and Management, Annie has overseen multi-location operations honing her skills in personnel development and management, operations management, and program development. Upon her arrival in the United States, she owned and managed two entrepreneurial endeavors in the construction and food service industries. During that time she continued to develop her skills in direct marketing, business management, and customer retention strategies. She later took her talents into the Real Estate industry with continued success, finally settled with the ownership of the Community Shopper.

For the last four years she has increased sales 100% in the Tacoma area and doubled the size and territory of the business with the acquisition of the Gig Harbor market in the fall of 2014.

Annie, has over 25 years of experience in Customer Relations, Direct Sales, Personnel Management, Cost Analysis, Strategic Sales Development, Advertising, Distribution Management, and Project Development and Management. Annie has culminated her experience into the development and growth of The Community Shopper focusing on comprehensive programs through building relationships and retaining customers for life.