Christina M. Hartman

Christina is a consulting partner for Cygnet and has worked as a senior manager at non-profits for more than 15 years. From start-ups, to organizations that need to become sustainable, to turn-arounds, Hartman has managed the operations, finance, human resources, governance, fundraising, programs and advocacy of several high-profile non-profits and their affiliate offices in more than 10 countries around the globe. Throughout her career, Christina has been charged with developing strategic plans, troubleshooting failing projects, and supporting teams through times of change.

Specifically, as Director of Development at the Joyful Heart Foundation, Christina raised the annual budget of $4.2 million (in non-governmental funds), regularly working with the Board to achieve this goal. At the National Democratic Institute, an organization chaired by Secretary Madeleine Albright, Hartman ran a $44 million U.S.-government funded program with 40 matrixed staff in Washington, DC, Sudan, and South Sudan. As interim-Country Director for Freedom House in South Africa, over three months in 2014, Christina oversaw the preparation for and execution of three external audits and provided intensive financial support to an under-performing finance team. Most recently, Christina ran for U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania’s 16th district, raising $1.25 million and becoming one of the nation’s most competitive House races in the 2016 cycle.