Christy joined State Farm® in 1985 and became an independent contractor agent in 1993. After several years in agency, she moved into a leadership position. She was promoted to Vice President – Advertising followed by Vice President Agency in Texas and Agency Vice President in California. In 2008, she was named Senior Vice President and led the former Mid-Atlantic Zone. She assumed her current role as Senior Vice President – Agency and Marketing in 2012.
Christy serves as the Secretary of the Executive Committee on the Board of Directors of Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) in Washington, D.C. She has served as the co-chair of the Reading Is Fundamental Gala for the past three years.
She is a graduate of DePauw University. She also completed the General Management Program at Harvard Business School. Christy earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter® (CPCU®) designation in 1991 and Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) designation in 1999.
Christy and her husband, Mike, reside in Bloomington, Illinois. They enjoy golf, travel, and music.