ABOUT Cristie


Cristie is a US Navy Veteran who served as a Marine FMF Corpsman (Medic) during Desert Shield/Storm. She was attached to Marine Air Wing 39 out of Camp Pendleton, CA and deployed to Bahrain with MWSS 373. She received the Fleet Marine Force Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, National Defence Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with Globe Anchor and 2 Stars and the Kuwait Liberation Medal during her enlistment. After her Honorable discharge from the military, Cristie obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and her Master’s degree in Fine Art.

Cristie is a mentor, educator, and faculty member with Genius U an international organization owned by Roger Hamilton. She has  been sought out and selected by major corporations as a professional Art Therapy Trainer, and Veteran Speaker. She helped developed homeschool curriculum while she homeschooled her children. She was instrumental in developing ghost writing protocols for Create A Book Program out of California. She is a ghost writing author and her first books hit the number one best seller books thru Amazon in 2013. (Wealth Within Reach- The Everyday Strategist)

Her love for giving back to the community led her to raise guide dogs for the blind thru SouthEastern Guide Dogs out of Florida as a puppy raiser and later as a mentor for new puppy raisers in 2000-2007. She is a frequent guest speaker at elementary schools and shows kids how to deal with stress and anxiety thru simple methodologies as well as how to get “A’s” in school.

Her favorite community outreach is to be involved with the veteran community by volunteering with Women Veterans of America Chapter 48 (Color Guard), The American Legion (Honor Guard), The VFW Frisco, and the Marine Corps League of McKinney. It is her belief that relationships in work or otherwise are invaluable not only to individual success but also a company’s success.

“Creating connections and serving others is what I do” ~Cristie

Contac her: DFW Chamber: [email protected]

Side Note: Cristie is a featured regular author with At Ease Magazine and also with Consicious Collaborators, an international blog style site.

Cristie Remmel is a U.S. Navy Veteran and FMF Corpsman who served with the Marine Air Wing during the Persian Gulf War. She embodies a spirit of service that extends through her volunteerism and leadership with veteran organizations such as the American Legion, Marine Corps League, and the VFW. She is also a contributing author for AT EASE, a national magazine for veterans.
During COVID, Cristie founded the DFW Veterans Chamber of Commerce to support the growth and development of veteran-owned and patriot businesses. Through collaboration, advocacy, and business education, she aims to reinforce the passion and purpose of entrepreneurs as they create and deliver services and solutions within communities.
Cristie has donated over 37,000 volunteer hours over 17 years, significantly impacting the lives of veterans and patriots she continues to serve. Her contributions have earned her recognition as a role model, culminating in the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for her extensive leadership and dedication to the DFW communities and beyond.

Swandingo Files | Cristie Remmel | DFW Veterans Chamber of Commerce


Our Mission


The Dallas US Veterans Chamber of Commerce supports the growth and development of veteran owned and patriot businesses through collaboration, advocacy and education in the DFW metroplex to achieve their own economic success and build a better community.

We’re inviting Veterans, Veteran owned businesses, Patriot owned businesses, Veteran Organizations, Nonprofits, Government agencies and local Corporate Sponsors to join us.

Our Vision

The Dallas US Veterans Chamber of Commerce to be recognized as the destination for veteran owned business, community collaboration, and business growth.

Our Core Values

Leadership, Honor, Integrity and Service

Our Office

Dallas, Texas

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

All Reserved: DFW Veterans Chamber 2021