Christie Coats, Director of Real Estate, manages the real estate assets and leases for the maritime and industrial properties, and is also responsible for the Port’s terminal and real estate policies. She serves as the Director of Foreign Trade Zone No. 2. Coats received her MBA from Pepperdine University and is an alumnus of the University of California, Riverside. Prior to joining the Port, Coats was Manager of the Real Property Services Department for the City of San Marcos in California, and also served as a Senior Manager for the Port of San Diego.