Dr. Christie Knittel Mabry has 20+ years of experience in Human Resources and Leadership Development. She has worked in six different industries in a variety of leadership roles including financial services (GE Capital), software (SciQuest), higher education (former Assistant Professor of HR and Director of Admissions at Peace College), supply chain management (GPI / CARQUEST), health care (Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC), and biotechnology (Biogen).

She spent the most recent 15 years of her career at Biogen, most recently as the HR Leader for Biogen’s Global Quality, Global Regulatory CMC, and Asset Development and Program Management organizations. Prior, she led Leadership Development efforts for Biogen where her team ran the corporate talent review process. Christie developed the Communities of Practice concept at Biogen which is now syndicated across the world.

She is a graduate of “Art and Practice of Leadership Development” at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and earned her Executive and Business Coaching Certification from Duke University’s Executive Coaching Program. She holds three degrees from North Carolina State University including a BA in Communication, and MA in Organizational Development and a Doctorate in Adult Education / Human Resource Development.