Christine Brabender

Christine is an entrepreneurial, strategic fundraising leader and consultant with deep experience in New Zealand and Chicago.  She has led teams to deliver successful fundraising campaigns, alumni engagement, compelling events, strategic PR, communications and marketing, and change management for universities, hospitals, museums and foundations.  Christine has briefed politicians, CEOs, civic leaders, scientists, cultural creatives, entrepreneurs and philanthropists to champion and invest in organizational excellence and community well-being.  A dedicated colleague, adviser and mentor, she is also a meditation expert and visual artist who attains presence and deep listening to facilitate insight and innovation.