Christine serves as Chief Operating Officer at The Trustees where she oversees statewide functions, external affairs and property management. During her time as Chief of Places and Engagement, and more recently, as Chief of Marketing Engagement and Data, Christine’s oversight has resulted in significant growth in public programs, education initiatives, membership, and visitation, alongside a commitment to resource care. She has shown a passion for investing in staff and has championed organizational initiatives such as enhanced data reporting and the development of the Trustees’ first DBIE Roadmap.
Christine has extensive executive-level experience leading growth strategy, fundraising, and driving marketing and communications at a national scale. Previously, Christine served as Chief Growth and External Affairs Officer at City Year where she focused on generating private and public investment, developing partnerships and mobilizing key to fuel impact with students and schools across the country. Christine led City Year’s expansion into 12 new cities, and she led a refresh of the brand strategy, website, and messaging to reach a new and more diverse generation. Christine joined City Year in 2005 as the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Public Service Fellow where she led a $7m national corporate partnership program, increasing revenue by over 40%.
Prior to City Year, Christine served as the founding Director of the International House of Blues Foundation-Orlando, an arts education program that promotes cultural understanding and creative expression through music and art and she founded the House of Blues Folk Art Festival, a dynamic cultural festival that featured prominent national self-taught artists.