Christine was raised in a household dedicated to education with both parents being professors. Having attended a STEM focused public school, she went on to get her Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering from Queen’s University. In college, Christine balanced her focus between her studies, her work in student government and education policy advocacy. In her senior year, she was student President representing 15,000 undergraduate students to the University administration and all levels of government. She led policy efforts across multiple universities and brought education policy to state and federal government.
Professional & Political Life
After graduation, Christine was hired at Procter & Gamble as a Finance Manager and began providing financial leadership there in 2005. During her time at P&G, she served in a number of roles including managing the forecasting process for the largest business (Tide), being the finance leader for P&G’s facilities & real estate globally, and leading the long term strategy and innovation work for Charmin & Bounty. Christine was the Finance Director for the Charmin Brand with over $2.5 Billion in annual sales.
Currently, as Director of Operations for Possip, Christine is helping a start-up grow from the ground up. Possip elevates diverse parent voices for schools & districts through accessible technology.
Christine has been politically active throughout her life and was raised with the understanding that for democracy to thrive we all need to be active participants. In 2017, Christine entered the political scene for the first time as a candidate for Cincinnati School Board. While she did not win, she received over 10,000 votes. She followed that desire to serve and ran again in 2018 for State Representative in the 27th district. Making the district race competitive for the first time in decades.
Christine is an active member of the community sitting on the Preschool Promise Board, the Cincinnati Public Schools Audit Committee, the Beech Acres Board, and is the finance director for Temple Sholom.
Christine and her husband Jason live in Hyde Park with their two children and their dog. They love living in Cincinnati and enjoy spending time as a family at hiking the trails of Ault Park, playing at Washington Park, and getting ice cream at Graeters. Her passions include public policy, family, cooking, music, hiking, and spreadsheets (yes, really!).