Christie Mabry, Ed.D.

Professional Experience

Dr. Christie Knittel Mabry has over 20 years of work experience, and has worked inside six industries in a variety of roles including financial services (GE Capital), software (SciQuest, formerly SciQuest.com), higher education (former professor and administrator at Peace College), supply chain management for the automotive aftermarket (GPI / CARQUEST), health care (Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC), and biotechnology (Biogen Idec).

Christie spent the first 11 years of her career with GE during the tenure of past-chairman, Jack Welch. At GE, she held over 14 different positions in areas including customer service, operations, sales, business process reengineering (Work-Out / Best Practices), employee & customer training & development, organizational development, and organizational effectiveness / leadership development. Christie is a master trainer and facilitator of GE’s legendary Work-Out and Change Acceleration Process (CAP) models, and was a pilot member of GE Capital’s elite Advanced Leadership and Facilitation Network (ALFN) where she helped lead a Work-Out on GE’s widely copied Session C Talent Assessment / Succession Planning process. She played a central part in the roll-out of GE’s Six Sigma quality methodology in her business, and is a fully trained GE Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

She is currently leading the leadership development work (including succession planning and coaching high potential employees) for 1,800+ employees in Biogen Idec’s global Pharmaceutical Operations and Technology organization – an organization which includes Global Manufacturing, Global Quality, Technical Development, Global Supply Chain, Global Engineering & Facilities, and IT.

Christie is past president of the Raleigh / Triangle Association of Professional Mortgage Women, the Research-Triangle Area chapter of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), and the Triangle Organizational Development Network (TODN). A published author in the field of Human Resource Development, Christie has presented her research in human resource development and leadership development at national and international research conferences.

Education

Doctorate, Adult Education / Human Resource Development

Masters, Liberal Studies (OD and Diversity)

B.A., Communication, N.C. State University

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