Christal Rusnell

Owner, Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail

  • Biography

Department: School of Business Mentor


Christal Rusnell has over 35 years’ experience innovating startup projects in the commercial and non-profit sectors. While raising two children, she was among the first to learn Desktop Publishing, and with this knowledge and skill she produced books, instruction manuals, business and marketing materials. Continuing to expand her skill-set, she received a Volunteer Management Diploma at the University of the Fraser Valley and then applied her education and experience to assist her husband with the startup of new church.

Christal Rusnell is the founding owner of Allegra Marketing Print Mail, South Surrey. In this roll, she has won numerous franchise wide awards, including fastest growth, best press work and best designer. Christal is a member of PODI, National Association for Printing Leadership and the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association. In the business world, she is active in helping non-profit organizations with business services and funding. She also inspires and advises new entrepreneurs to innovate solutions by continually acquiring new skills.

Christal demonstrates how an independent entrepreneurial woman can successfully balance the demands of family, community, spiritual, business and personal needs. .