Christine Spadafor's Bio:

Christine is an experienced public and private company board director with deep expertise in risk management, regulatory compliance, ESG and DEI. She has a demonstrated track record leading successful large-scale transformational initiatives at the intersection of strategy, operations, finance and change management in both domestic and global markets across a broad spectrum of industries, including healthcare. She has worked extensively as an advisor to Fortune 500 C-suite executives. Christine is CEO of SpadaforClay Group, a management consulting firm. She serves as an Independent Director on boards of highly regulated companies: Boyd Gaming Corporation, a $3B NYSE-listed company where she is the Chair of its Governance and Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.  Until its recent acquisition, she served on the board of Kindred at Home, a private company that is the largest provider of home care and hospice services in the US, where she was the Chair of the Compliance and Quality Committee. Christine serves on the Advisory Board of WBUR, one of the premier National Public Radio stations in the US, as well as additional nonprofit boards. She is also a commentator on BBC World Service “Business Matters” global radio broadcast and podcast. Christine was a partner in three premier global management consulting firms (CSC Index, The Boston Consulting Group, AlixPartners). At Fortune 500 companies, her primary clients have been global C-suite executives whom she advised on a number of governance and strategy projects, achieving demonstrable financial, operational and strategic goals. In 2008, she was selected by the Business Section of the American Bar Association/Direct Women as one of the nation’s top 20 female attorneys qualified for corporate board service. Earlier in her career, Christine served as an advisor to the United Nations in China, consulting on public health and sustainable environmental issues. Christine is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard School of Public Health. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, she co-authored a workplace health treatise published by Johns Hopkins University. She is a lecturer on Strategic Leadership in the Visiting Executive Program at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, a lecturer/presenter at Harvard Business School, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School. She is a speaker/keynote at seminars, meetings and podcasts addressing diversity, women in leadership and board governance, including the US Chamber of Commerce, Young Presidents Organization and American Medical Group Association. Christine has been awarded two Doctor of Humane Letters degrees - received in recognition of her professional accomplishments and lifelong contributions to vulnerable and at-risk populations. .  |  |  @cjspadafor  |