Originally from California, Kristina attended the Purnell School and graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 1993 with a BFA in Theatre. She also worked toward a master’s degree in deaf education at Columbia University. Kristina is the daughter of the late Nicholas Wetherill Stroh (1937-1971), a reporter for The Detroit News and scion of the Stroh family that founded the beverage business bearing his name. Nicholas Stroh was slain while on assignment in Uganda.
Kristina is the owner of Banksville Yoga in Greenwich, CT, where she also teaches classes (now, via Zoom). Kristina’s husband, Louis Stuart Gimbel IV, CEO of Hopsteiner/S.S. Steiner, a family-owned global supplier of hops and hop products to brewers. He is a member of the ILR Dean’s Advisory Council at Cornell, where he graduated in 1990.
Kristina and Louis have two sons, Nicholas and John. John is a member of the class of 2021 at the Salisbury School, an all-boys private school in Connecticut.