Originally from Michigan, Christiane attended undergraduate school at Asbury College near Lexington, Kentucky and graduated with highest academic achievement honors in the field of Communications. In August of 2012 she completed an MBA degree from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. To celebrate this accomplishment she climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa.
Christiane joined the Soft Dollar division at Robinson Humphrey in 1999 where she was the Mid-West sales representative with a keen focus on customer relationships and product knowledge, while continually exceeding firm sales goals. She is proud to be part of the founding FinTech Team.
During the past few years Christiane has played a very active role in the Junior Achievement of Georgia board of directors. Over the past four years, she has volunteered for the JA Fellows program to teach high school students about finance and entrepreneurship. Her teams have been voted ‘Most Innovative’ and have competed at the national level. Some of her other favorite activities also include traveling, French language study, photography, sailing, artistic painting, and golf.
Because so many people ask, Christiane is formally pronounced ‘Christi-on’, like the ABC News Global Affairs Anchor Christiane Amanpour. However, for simplicity, the name is also pronounced ‘Christian’. She answers to both!
Licenses: Series 7, 63