Christina (she/her) is a race and equity consultant based in Seattle. She leads workshops, facilitates retreats and speaks about building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive work culture at universities and non-profit organizations across the country.
She serves public higher education institutions including the University of Michigan Development, the UNC Advancement System, North Carolina State Advancement, University of Oregon Advancement and UVA Advancement. Private higher education clients include Brown University Advancement, Boston College Advancement, Boston University Development and Alumni Relations and the University of Rochester Advancement. Non-profit clients include Make-A-Wish, the Northwest Justice Project, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian Advancement.
Christina has volunteered for the professional organization, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), including most recently as the 2020 keynote speaker for the District 3 Conference. She has served as faculty for the Minority Advancement Institute, as co-chair of the Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership, twice as chair of the Strategic Talent Management Conference, and has led many pre-conference workshops and trainings across CASE district conferences.
Prior to her current work, Christina headed the Finance, Talent & Administration teams for University of Washington Advancement for 15 years, with responsibility for the stewardship of Advancement’s people, finances, and space. To prepare for the 10-year $5B “Boundless” Campaign, Christina and her team helped to build the organization from 348 FTE to 613 FTE, managed a budget of $65M, and 50K sq. ft. of space. She initiated a race-conscious strategy for UW Advancement’s Talent Management program that was considered a best practice organization amongst peers.
Christina is committed to transforming institutional culture by helping to build systems of belonging.
Christina graduated from Georgetown University, holds a master’s degree in public administration from American University, and is a PhD candidate at Antioch University.