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With a track record of over 25 years of successful practice in the philanthropic and nonprofit community, Christy is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and impact of people working and volunteering for the nonprofit sector.  Christy specializes in building nonprofit organizations’ capacity, helping them become stronger through strategic planning, fundraising, board development, and program sustainability.

Christy’s professional history includes service with 9HealthFair – Director of Marketing and Development; The Children’s Hospital – Marketing Manager for the Department of Pathology; and National Jewish Reconstructionist Federation – Chair of Communication Affairs. Christy served as Executive Director for the Institute of Behavioral Finance, a start up nonprofit that studies the impact of psychology on investor decision-making by involving interested practitioners and academics from diverse fields, including economics, cognitive and group psychology, sociology, and neuro-economics.

Christy is currently the Owner and Principal of Christy Honigman and Associates where she has brought together a talented and experienced team of seven professionals helping clients increase their organization's capacity. Her firm guides nonprofit organizations to maximize fundraising success, build organizational strength, and achieve their vision.

Christy also served as a Principal for Stonehill Consulting Group, LLC providing consulting services for over 20 organizations during a four year period. Over that time, the firm raised over  $6 million working closely with executive directors and development staffs, providing mentoring and training to develop more effective major gifts, annual fund and planned giving programs.

As a committed volunteer and board member for many civic, art, and public policy groups, Christy has facilitated conferences and training sessions, provided media relations services, governance guidance, and raised substantial funds.  She served as a board member for the Golden Triangle Association and chaired “Striking Gold in the Triangle”, an event promoting economic development through collaboration of arts and culture.

A graduate of Regis University in Denver, Christy holds a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management.  She is the author of the Colorado Nonprofit Agenda Project: An Assessment of the Public Policy Concerns and Needs of the Nonprofit Sector of the State of Colorado.

Christy is also an accomplished artist.  Her work is represented in more than 50 private and corporate collections.  The Mizel Museum honored Christy with a commission to produce a public art installation, Tikkun Olam, which has been exhibited in over 25 locations throughout Colorado.  Sponsored by the Museum as the third component of its flagship multicultural education program, Bridges of Understanding, the project was funded by the Rose Community Foundation, Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado, Key Bank, Excel Energy and the Science & Culture Facilities District.  She received her BFA from the University of Maine.

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