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, 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.


Doctorate, Adult Education / Human Resource Development

Masters, Liberal Studies (OD and Diversity)

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

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