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Nothing sells better than genuine passion and relatability. That's what gets us going! That's why we decided to start The Real Creative - to bring real solutions, to real brands, with real people.

About Us



Chrissy is a creative director and digital marketing professional based in San Diego, California.


She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and a Minor in Fine Art from Flagler College. After graduating, she found herself stumbling into modeling while working as a freelance graphic designer. She absolutely loved being on set and working with some of the industry's biggest names.


After battling a persistent case of adult acne, she developed an obsession with health and fitness. Her experience served as the impetus for starting her business, Kalumi BEAUTYfood bars.


Before Kalumi was acquired, she served as the company's co-founder and held a variety of positions.

She managed different facets of the business in addition to serving as the creative director for five years.


In addition to appearing in publications including Town & Country, Nylon, Well & Good, Shape, and Refinery29, Kalumi was the first protein bar offered at Goop, Free People, and Urban Outfitters.


Chrissy's extensive experience enables her to develop strategic solutions for businesses looking to tell their story and establish a strong, distinctive brand in the marketplace.



Monty Franklin is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor from Australia.


With over 20 years of experience as a comedian, he has headlined some of the world's most prestigious comedy clubs, including The Improv Comedy Clubs and The Laugh Factory, and he has also opened for Rob Schneider, Joe Rogan, and Jim Breuer.


Some of Monty's achievements include being the first Australian comedian to get his name on the Comedy Store Hollywood wall and raising AUD 280,00 through a stand-up performance at the Novo Theatre in Los Angeles with Joe Rogan, Jim Jefferies, and Whitney Cummings.


In addition to producing, writing, and acting in multiple TV Pilots, Monty has also co-hosted a weekly radio show on Fox FM and made a number of short films that have been screened at international film festivals. He has appeared in FOX's 'New Girl,' Hulu's 'Becoming Bond,' and NETFLIX's 'Real Rob,' seasons 1 and 2.

Monty has adapted his experience into a unique marketing advantage for businesses."Make them laugh quickly, leave them wanting more."


Our Approach

As a ​team, we focus on providing clients with a tailored approach that truly captures the emotional reasons people are buying their product. We are focused on not only pairing brands with the correct talent, that shares a deep interest in the brand, but we bring a thoughtful strategic plan through our content writing and creative direction.

Our goal is to deliver lasting results, and have fun doing it!


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