About Christine Spadafor
Christine Spadafor is an accomplished chief executive officer, management consultant, and Board of Directors advisor — serving as an independent director for Boyd Gaming Corporation, a NYSE publicly traded company. In addition, Ms. Spadafor is Managing Director at Coltala Holdings — an innovative private equity investment firm. She has a proven track record of significant business results in a broad spectrum of organizational settings: public, private, and nonprofit sectors — both domestic and international.s
A graduate of Harvard Law School and the Harvard School of Public Health, she is a lecturer in the Visiting Executive Program at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business. Christine Spadafor is the former CEO of St. Jude's Ranch for Children — a nationally recognized nonprofit that cares for homeless and abused children. She is a former partner at BCG (The Boston Consulting Group) and other leading management consulting firms.
Ms. Spadafor's core competencies and expertise include: optimizing organizational performance through leadership of enterprise-wide strategy development, design of operational improvements, implementation of corporate restructurings, integration planning for merger (both pre-and-post) implementations, and advising on complex board governance matters.
Christine Spadafor has wide-ranging industry experience, including: healthcare, entertainment and media, insurance, telecommunications, energy, and equipment manufacturing and leasing.
"Christine Spadafor brings a wealth of experience to the Tuck classroom – CEO, senior consultant, board member, and leader. Students and faculty alike have greatly enjoyed Christine’s regular trips to Tuck as a Visiting Executive, where she brings her personal experiences to the classroom in a way that students find energizing and informative."