Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at IG Design Group Americas, Inc
Since joining American Greetings in 1994, Christy has held a number of progressive marketing and sales roles within the organization, including Director of greeting cards and Senior Account Executive of Target. In 2005 she was appointed Executive Director of the Target Team and from there assumed a series of executive leadership roles, including appointment to Vice President in her current role overseeing both Marketing and Business intelligence. Christy also serves on the Executive Committee of the Greeting Card Trade Association.
Christy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Miami University in Ohio, and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from Cleveland State University.
Christy is a C-suite executive with 20+ years of commercial experience managing a diversified portfolio of businesses in highly competitive industry conditions. Extensive experience managing across mass retail and eCommerce distribution channels. Deep understanding of intellectual property management, digital adaptation and the cultural transformation required to constructively evolve an organization. Proven track record building sustainable competitive advantage and delivering market share growth. Recognized for corporate strategy, marketing effectiveness, and talent development. Effective leading in large public corporate environments, privately owned businesses, and private equity ownership.
She and her husband, Dale, live in Mentor, Ohio, with their three children, Kate, Luke and Mason.