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Marketing and management consultant

Marie-Christine Forester, American marketing and management consultant. Recipient San Diego Council on Youth Outstanding Contribution award, 1978; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1978-1979.


Forester, Marie-Christine was born on August 5, 1943 in Geneva, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1964. Daughter of Charles and Renee (Giovanna) Meynet.


Degree in Architecture, Ecole D'Architecture, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1964.


Researcher in hospital archaeology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1964-1967; head research department, Bertrand Goldberg Associations, Architects and Engineers, Chicago, 1967-1968; vice president, Russell Forester, American Institute of Architects, Inc., La Jolla, California, 1968-1978; president, The Space Factory, La Jolla, since 1978; principal, Christine Forester Catalyst, La Jolla, since 1981. Consultant architect University of Michigan Medical Center, 1964-1967. Advisory board International Savs.Bank, 1990-1994, consultant, since 1990, member marketing committee, since 1990, member retail bank strategy task force, 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Author, illustrator public: Let's face It!, 1984.


Founding member Charter 100, since 1978, board of trustees, since 1978, vice president, since 1992. Board of trustees Museum Photographic Arts, 1981-1986, chair architectural committee, 1981-1986, chair nominating committee, 1985-1986. Member of advisory panel allocations programs commission San Diego Common for Arts and Culture, 1989.

Trustee Mus.Contemporary Art, San Diego, since 1992, chair development committee, 1992-1995, development/marketing strategy task force committee, since 1990. Board of trustees Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, since 1991, chair nominating committee since 1991, development committee. Member Rotary Club of San Diego (member management consultant/reorganization classification since 1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jazz, cooking, reading, animals.


Married Russell Forester, February 2, 1968. 1 child, William Attinger;1 stepchild, Lynn Forester.

Charles Meynet

Renee (Giovanna) Meynet

Russell Forester