Kristina moved to Waynesboro with her family in 1972. She graduated from Waynesboro High School in 1987 and went on to attend George Mason University. Following college, she traveled extensively for several years, during which time she obtained her certification as a massage therapist. She practiced that occupation for 10 years.
In 2003, Kristina joined her mother, Adele Salminen, as a licensed real estate agent. They were partners until Adele retired in 2010. Over the past 40+ years Kristina has lived in Waynesboro, Charlottesville, Batesville in Nelson County, and New Hope, as well as several other places around the world. She has a deep love and great enthusiasm for the Shenandoah Valley and loves to give personal tours! In her capacity as a REALTOR®, Kristina serves Augusta, Nelson, and Albemarle Counties and the cities and townships within these counties. Kristina lives on a farmette in the New Hope area of Augusta County. She is married to Matthew Adler and is the proud mother of 2 children and one grandchild. She is an avid bicyclist, motorcyclist, brewer (beer and mead), gardener and beekeeper.