Christine Chen

Senior Consultant

New York

Christine (she/her) is a seasoned nonprofit executive-turned-consultant with a record of leading cultural and performing arts organizations; producing educational and artistic programming; and managing and supporting nonprofits through major organizational crises and change. She is highly skilled in strategic planning, leadership development, financial management, fundraising, and marketing. Christine enjoys animating and inspiring diverse teams to realize grand goals, learning and adapting along the way.

Christine is the former executive director of two premiere dance organizations — STREB Inc. and American Repertory Ballet. She also worked as the Director of Strategic Programming, Dance and Adult Programming for the 92nd Street Y, New York. With over 20 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector, 12 of which were spent in senior leadership positions, she has deep competencies in quantitative data analysis, business strategy and execution, and, above all, an adaptive, creative spirit and a thirst to tackle seemingly impossible challenges.

Christine has an MBA in strategic management from the University of California, Davis; a BA in sociology from Princeton University; and an MFA in dance from The Ohio State University. She is based in New York.