Christine has focused her professional career on advising nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She has over 20 years of experience in financial accounting, budget development, grant work, cash management, financial reporting, internal controls, and analysis of business strategies for a variety of organizations. With her extensive experience, Christine focuses on assisting nonprofit and other organizations with fraud prevention, detection and investigations. She also assists attorneys, executive directors and business owners with financial analysis in complex business disputes.
Christine has extensive experience with accounting systems and accounting department development. Christine has been brought into many situations to correct and rebuild accounting records, policies and procedures. She has also provided client training on internal audit techniques. As a nonprofit consultant, Christine has served in a variety of roles such as Finance Manager, Director, Director of Development and Finance, Treasurer and Business Management Consultant. Christine continues to work directly with boards and their members.
Christine holds a strong interest in corporate governance and the nonprofit sector. Her devotion to nonprofit organizations led her to serve as Treasurer for a large nonprofit organization. Christine provides clients knowledge and insight from the ground up, which allows a broad range of strategies for organizational problem-solving techniques and solutions.
Christine earned her Master of Accountancy in Financial Auditing and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Cleveland State University. Her passion for fraud prevention led her to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where she earned a Master of Legal Studies degree focusing on white collar crime and corporate compliance. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. Christine is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She is also a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) and the Women in Law Section of the CMBA.
Christine is an affiliate member of Medica, LLC and a Director on the Board of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.