As an administrator, facilitator, trainer, and coach, Christi has over 35 years of experience with nonprofit, human services, and leadership development organizations.
Christi is a Healing of Racism/Glasswing facilitator, working collaboratively with BIPOC facilitators to develop and facilitate antiracism workshops.
She believes in the power of curiosity, dialogue, vulnerability, and transformation in a world that is deeply divided in spite of our oneness as a human family. She previously served fourteen years at Starr Commonwealth, a nationally recognized nonprofit child and family service organization.
As a leadership coach, Christi works with leaders helping them challenge themselves to make intentional choices to advance the greater good, lead with courage and align with others for success.
Christi is the co-author of What Great Teams Do Great: How Ordinary People Accomplish the Extraordinary and In Whose Best Interest: One Child’s Odyssey, A Nation’s Responsibility and Putting Connectedness, Continuity, Dignity, and Opportunity to Work. She edited Humanergy’s 50 DOs for Everyday Leadership.
Christi holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Zoology from DePauw University and a master’s degree in higher education administration from Indiana University.
Christi believes in making the best out of life’s curve balls. Her favorite quote is Gandhi’s: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” His words keep her centered on changing herself first and making an impact when she can.