Under her leadership, Christine has led the charge on restructuring the department and implementing HR Business Partners to support and drive corporate initiatives across all offices within the Kaufman network. From updating the HR infrastructure and supporting more efficient data retention strategies to adopting increased employee benefits, she continuously strives to make improvements that allow the company to competitively recruit and retain talent.
She is also responsible for developing and executing associate engagement surveys, which often leads to enhancements in corporate-wide programs and policies as well as supporting various teams with opportunities to sharpen skills. Her leadership has also been key in the company earning various industry awards such as Business Insurance’s Best Places to Work in Insurance and Detroit Free Press’ Top Workplaces.
Christine’s career in human resources spans more than 30 years and includes substantial national and global experience in top-level human resource executive posts. She previously served as Senior Vice President, Head of Talent Services with CIT Group.
She was awarded a Securities Industry Certificate from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Best Practice Institute’s Senior Executive Board Top Talent Executive Award. Christine is also known for co-creating three Global Leadership Programs for NYSE Euronext leaders with INSEAD Business School.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Bethesda Lutheran Communities and as Chairperson for its Governance Committee. She is also a Senior Executive Board Member at The Best Practice Institute. A native of Buffalo, New York, Christine earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and an MBA from Canisius College.