I put purpose into practice by…
…being a classic “duck” – calm and collected on the exterior but working furiously to get the job done right!
Expertise: Client and vendor relationship management, project management, event management, budgeting
Christine is the primary point of contact between the client and AJ team. She takes initial ideas and concepts and works closely with the AJ creative, design, and production teams to produce deliverables that realizes the client’s vision.
With over 16 years of experience, Christine values being grounded in her roles and enjoys moving up from within organizations. Fresh out of college Christine started as an assistant at a catering company and quickly moved to sales. After two years she realized her passion for operations and logistics vs being the face of the brand. The company recognized her talents and she was promoted to Event Production Manager where she worked with top salespeople to produce high-profile events.
In 2012 Christine moved on to work for an event management company as Director of Operations. In this role she focused on fostering client relationships, creating event proposals, and executing events that exceeded brand standards. Christine was a crucial component in expanding this company from a local planning organization to a national event management company.
Christine’s passion for project management and communications resulted in her move to AJ. She joined in April 2021 as a Senior Engagement Lead and is excited to fill a role that utilizes her best talents.
Christine is inspired by this amazing world. There are so many cultures to explore and experiences to be had, and they all shape who you are both personally and professionally.
When asked why she loves working at AJ, Christine said, “Because of the people! The AJ Team is comprised of creative, intelligent, and genuine individuals who will do anything for you to succeed. It’s a pleasure to call them my colleagues.”
Education: Batchelor of Science, DePaul University, Marketing