VP, Marketing & Client CMO
A versatile performer with a reputation as a masterful artist in her former career as an opera singer, Christina has leveraged her innate gift for storytelling to become a skillful digital marketing strategist, helping companies enhance their market position through incisive and meaningful communication.
As a trusted authority on social media marketing, digital communication, corporate identity & branding, executive communications, and thought leadership, Christina applies her knowledge in the B2B and B2C industries, supporting clients in construction, manufacturing, health & wellness, SaSS, tech, professional services, restaurants/hospitality, cannabis, luxury goods, nonprofit, and the performing arts.
As President & Founder of Ovations Digital, Christina helped individuals, brands, and businesses use social media to strategically reach their business goals, and she previously served as Head of Marketing/Social Media Manager for StorieChild, Rain Africa USA and Kimberly House. Christina is a member of the Forbes Communications Council, and her insights on social media marketing have appeared in publications like Inc., People Maven Magazine, National Jewelry, Social Media Today, and Forbes, and she has served as a keynote speaker, as well as given numerous presentations and podcast interviews on social/digital media tactics and strategy, including a workshop series attended by 1,200 in 38 states and 24 countries.
Christina is committed to empowering people and organizations through engaged boards and volunteerism. She’s the outgoing Steering Chair of the Apex Centurion Leadership Program through the Kansas City Chamber and now sits on the Executive and Marketing Committees for its alumni board. She recently completed her tenure on the Greater Kansas City Chamber Board, and she serves on the board of Red Bridge Early Childhood Education Center. Christina recently completed a 5-year term as Vice President & board member of New Amsterdam Opera in New York City. She’s also a board member of Nature’s Key and volunteers with Prep-KC, UMKC’s e-Scholars Program, Junior Achievement, and others.
“Whether it’s singing on a stage or crafting individualized marketing strategies, at the end of the day, it’s all about communication, connection, and telling a story.”
Master of Music in opera performance from University of Houston Moores School of Music & Opera Center and Bachelor of Arts in both English and music from Texas Christian University.
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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts