Business Advisory Professional
Christine is Founder and President of BDS Inc., an advisory firm she launched in 2003 to work with business owners on strategies for long-term success. Her clients have included emerging growth companies in the technology sector, manufacturing companies innovating new products and processes, and professional services providers. Christine also is active with the nonprofit sector, primarily through her involvement in the national Encore Fellow program.
Prior to forming BDS, Christine gained significant experience in strategy, marketing and business development through senior management roles in companies including Cellular One, Nextel and AT&T. Christine is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and a graduate of Cleveland State University with a degree in Marketing Communications. She has served on the board of the Ohio Venture Association and as Interim President of the Product Development Management Association (PDMA), Northeast Ohio.