Our founder


Founder / CEO

Christine McDannell is the passionate Founder of Kindred Quarters, shared housing for those who live life in common and is the Co-Founder of Luxe Car Collective, a luxury car rental company in San Diego, CA. She is a serial entrepreneur who has already owned, ran, and sold seven different companies in the past 14 years, including two six-figure exits. Christine has been honored with numerous awards through the years for her passion, including the Small Business Administration 2009 Business Person of the Year. Also, one of her companies, Cleanology, made the list for Entrepreneur Magazine's 100 Most Brilliant Companies in 2010.

She is excited to take her newest venture, Kindred Quarters, international in 2018. Aside from business, she is a car enthusiast, and loves racing motorcycles at the track, running marathons, and traveling the world.

Christine has been featured nationally and locally on many news outlets, including Fox 5, The Oprah Magazine, Fox News, Entrepreneur Magazine, NBC, San Diego Union Tribune, and The San Diego Living Show.