Meet Our Team

Christina Esterly, President

Christina Esterly is the President of all Office Alternatives’ locations. She has been with the company since November 2018 having been in Learning & Development for 18 years prior and moving to ABQ from Colorado Springs.

She is passionate about OA’s mission of helping small businesses start, grow and expand in Albuquerque and sees OA as a business development resource and not just office space or mail service. In her off time, she enjoys her husband, 5 kids (4 grown), 3 grandkids, 3 Golden Retrievers, 1 Amazon parrot and 3 turtles. She loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking and camping. She loves the beach! Bahamas is her favorite beach for sun and fun while Isle of Capri, Italy is the most beautiful place on the planet!

Michelle Cortez, District Manager – Both locations

Michelle Cortez is our District Manager presiding over both the Lang Journal Center and the West side Office Alternatives locations. She has worked for OA since November 2019 starting at the Lang Journal center location front desk and promoted to the manager role at Riverside by March 2020 and promoted again April 2021 to District Manager. Michelle is also the OA social media coordinator and loves to get the word out about how OA helps small businesses grow and maintain a big image at a small cost.

Michelle is a UNM alumni and loves spending her time exploring ABQ with her camera and coffee, and she enjoys reading and staying active. On most weekends you can find her hiking and backpacking with her boyfriend and four-legged child (her dog) and traveling around New Mexico and Colorado enjoying the great outdoors. She is a smiling face with an outgoing personality and always ready to learn and help.

Theresa Satterfield, Riverside Assistant Manager

Theresa Satterfield has worked for Office Alternatives since February 2019 as a receptionist. She has a pleasant personality and a willingness to serve others and is usually seen at the Riverside location front desk whereby she greets everyone with a warm, friendly smile and is very pleasant when answering the telephone. She always makes people feel welcome. She has worked at both locations of Office Alternatives and has come to know the clients very well. She is currently working at the Riverside office. In addition, she is furthering her education and is taking an online classes. Theresa served in the New Mexico Army National Guard from 1995 to 2001. During her service, she was awarded the New Mexico Medal of Valor. Theresa has worked as a Clinical Lab Assistant in Albuquerque and as a DUI Phlebotomist at the East Mountain Police Department. Theresa has two beautiful daughters and two handsome grandsons. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling.

Lang Front Desk Receptionist

Charlene was born and raised in Albuquerque, but she loves to get out of New Mexico and has lived in both Brooklyn and Denver, with hopes of returning to Colorado in the future. Charlene is a coffee and art enthusiast, with a love for design. She is a current UNM student studying interior design. She enjoys spending all of her free time with her two-year-old son and family.

Erin, Front Desk Receptionist

Erin is the Front Desk Receptionist at the Lang Journal Center location of Office Alternatives since July 2021. She comes form a long history of administrative jobs in the medical field having dabbled in medical records, Medicare supplement health insurance, and even some social work type tasks in hunger outreach. She believes business is an opportunity to serve and better the community and loves being a part of that effort. OA is an exciting new opportunity for her skills to be utilized with the vision of expanding Albuquerque’s business community. Her greatest passions lie in family, church, the outdoors, food, all things creative, and mental health. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling online through Western New Mexico University and spends her free time taking her Corgi Hatch for walks and hikes or singing at her local church.
How we works

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What Our Clients Are Saying!

Lightwork Digital Influence

When a potential web development client suggests we meet at a coffee shop, it really gets their attention when I suggest we meet at my office... and ask if they prefer east or west of the Rio Grande.

Corazon Events

One of the great things about Office Alternatives is that the entire staff is very amicable – you can always count on the staff to greet you and your visiting clients with a smile.

Leah Zehnder
Leah’s Wax and Lash

“I moved into Office Alternatives in April and have been so pleased with my decision. The attention to detail that the office manager Christine and receptionists Toni and Faith give is amazing! I moved into an established well-oiled machine and plan on staying for a while.”

Osceola Energy

Office Alternatives provides excellent customer service and were very responsive to not only our needs, but our customers as well.


Office Alternatives allows for flexibility and lower overhead costs, which are important to our company’s success. The money we save helps us pass on savings to our clients.