Cristina joined RPA in March 2017 and is based in Chicago supporting RPA’s advisory team.
Her previous work includes three and a half years in development for the Chicago Foundation for Education which provides grant, leadership, and professional development opportunities to public school teachers, and an internship with the Partnership for Public Service in Washington, D.C. coordinating sponsorships for the Service to America Medals which recognize outstanding federal employees. Cristina also spent a year as a teaching assistant with AmeriCorps working at Tilden Career Community Academy in Chicago’s southwest side providing academic support to first year students.
Cristina received a B.A. in English from Bowdoin College and returned to her native Chicago following graduation. Cristina is involved with the Chicago chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy and with Chicago Women in Philanthropy. She serves as a volunteer mentor to current high school students with the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund. Cristina enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, playing recreational basketball, and cooking.