Christine Spadafor

Board of Directors Advisor & Management Consultant

Christine Spadafor is a Board of Directors Advisor & Management Consultant at the SpadaforClay Group. Formerly a Partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Ms. Spadafor serves on the Board of Directors for a NYSE-listed company and is a Visiting Executive at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business. She holds a law degree from Harvard Law School, a master's from Harvard School of Public Health, and an honorary doctorate for career achievements and public service. Christine Spadafor is the former CEO of St. Jude's Ranch for Children.

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. 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.

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.

Contact Christine Spadafor regarding Board of Directors positions, board advisory services and management consulting.

"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."

Paul Danos, Dean Emeritus of Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business

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