Christine founded Songbird Asset Management, LLC, in January 2011, where she managed a U.S. SMid-Cap strategy. She developed her love for small company investing while in business school and followed her passion by working as a small-cap equity analyst on the Small Cap Value team at Chartwell Investment Partners located outside of Philadelphia. She then joined Daruma Capital Management as a small-cap equity analyst in New York City. Prior to business school, she worked at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
She earned a B.A. in Government and M.B.A. from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of the C.F.A. Institute and serves on the board of the C.F.A. Society of Washington, D.C., where she founded the Women’s Investment Network (WIN). She was also the former President and current board member of the Washington Association of Money Managers (WAMM).