Christine Spadafor is an experienced public, private and nonprofit company board director with deep expertise in ESG, DEI, risk management and regulatory compliance. She has a demonstrated track record leading large-scale transformational initiatives at the intersection of strategy, operations, finance and change management/talent development in both domestic and global markets across a broad spectrum of industries. Ms. Spadafor has worked extensively as an advisor to Fortune 500 C-suite executives.
A graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard School of Public Health, Ms. Spadafor is CEO of SpadaforClay Group, management consulting firm. She is a former partner with The Boston Consulting Group and other leading global management consulting firms, and consultant to the United Nations on public health and environmental sustainability.
Ms. Spadafor serves as an Independent Director of Boyd Gaming Corporation, a $3.5B NYSE-listed company, where she is the Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee and member of the Audit Committee; Intus Care, a private healthcare AI software company; and until its’ recent acquisition, she served on the board of Kindred at Home, a private company that was the largest provider of home care and hospice services in the US, where she served as Chair of the Compliance and Quality Committee. Christine serves on the Board of Trustees for Mercyhurst University, on the Advisory Board of WBUR, one of the premier National Public Radio stations in the US, and is a commentator on the BBC World Service “Business Matters” global radio broadcast and podcast. She is a frequent contributor to articles in Fortune, Inc., BBC.com. and other business journals.
Ms. Spadafor is a lecturer on Strategic Leadership in the Visiting Executive Program at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a lecturer/presenter at Harvard Medical School and other Harvard graduate programs. She is a speaker/keynote at seminars, meetings and podcasts addressing diversity, gender equity and board governance, including at the US Chamber of Commerce, Young Presidents Organization and American Medical Group Association.
Ms. Spadafor has been awarded two Doctor of Humane Letters degrees – received in recognition of her professional accomplishments and service to vulnerable and at-risk populations.