Meet Christina, a dedicated member of the PRESENCE team since 2011. Her journey with us has been a dynamic one, marked by diverse roles that have showcased her versatility. Starting as a KeHE Distributor Account Executive, she has seamlessly transitioned through overseeing various departments and roles, including Distributor Relations, Purchase Orders, Data Entry, and Tradeshow management, before finding her true calling in our Human Resources Department. Since 2015, Christina has been at the helm of our HR Department and now proudly serves as the Vice President of HR.
Christina’s career at PRESENCE is a testament to her unwavering commitment to personal growth and problem-solving. She is passionate about making a positive impact, both for our organization and the planet, aligning with our core mission. Christina thrives on shaping PRESENCE’s culture and crafting exceptional experiences for our teams, making her role a cornerstone of our success.
An Indiana University graduate (Go Hoosiers!), Christina resides in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband, two children, two dogs, and a tortoise. Beyond her professional pursuits, she finds joy in hosting gatherings, indulging in culinary adventures, exploring new destinations, and staying active to balance out her love for fine wine and cuisine. Most importantly, Christina cherishes the moments spent with her cherished family and friends.
In her free time, Christina can mostly be found coaching softball or enthusiastically cheering on her kids in all their athletic endeavors. She’s not only a supportive parent but also the Vice President for the Central District Gift Softball League, where she nurtures and empowers strong girls through coaching. Her commitment to fostering the growth and strength of young athletes extends beyond the workplace, further exemplifying her dedication to personal and community development.
Her remarkable achievements include winning the 2022 Top Women in Grocery Award – Senior Level Executives from Progressive Grocer and holding a SHRM-CP Certification, demonstrating her commitment to HR excellence. Additionally, she is Mental Health First Aid Certified, underscoring her dedication to employee well-being.
Christina is not just a vital part of the PRESENCE team; she is a shining example of our values, constantly driving us forward towards greater success and a brighter future.