Christina Rose serves as Director of Strategic Alliances at Foundation Source, supporting and expanding the company’s relationships with wealth management and trust firms, as well as family offices, banks and law firms. She has nearly 20 years of philanthropic experience working with affluent families in the nonprofit and financial services sectors.
Christi joined Foundation Source in 2017 as a Private Client Advisor on the Client Services team, managing 60 foundation relationships. Prior to Foundation Source, she was a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch and also held leadership positions in arts and education organizations. She led the expansion of programming and fund development as Executive Director at Creative Connections, a nonprofit that creates international school-based cultural art exchanges. As Development Director at New Beginnings Family Academy, Christi implemented the charter school’s fundraising campaigns and built coalitions with community partners. She also held development positions at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut as well as ArtsConnection and the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York.
Christi holds a B.A. in Music from Hunter College, City University of New York and a professional certificate in Philanthropy and Fundraising from New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Outside of work, Christi is an active community volunteer. She serves on the board of Near & Far Aid, a fund granting organization dedicated to eliminating the causes and effects of poverty in Fairfield County, CT. A Montana native, Christi currently resides in the town of Fairfield.