Executive Director of the Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
Christine’s business, teaching, research, and consulting experience are in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategic management, leadership development, contract management, succession planning, social entrepreneurship, and small business management. Prior to joining Saint Mary’s University, Christine worked as a corporate entrepreneur, where she led the development of a multi-million dollar business line for a global consulting firm before launching her own consulting business in the Washington, D.C. area. Christine also served in the military, learning German and Russian and traveling the world as an intelligence officer. She holds a Doctoral Degree in Management and her dissertation investigated revenue generation through entrepreneurial activity in faith-based nonprofits. Christine serves on the Habitat for Humanity board (Winona), and on the Jeremiah Program board (Rochester), and is active in her church and community. She is married with two daughters, one son-in-law, and four grandchildren. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.