Christine Hanlon is the Chief Operating Officer at Owens MacFadyen Group, a boutique firm specializing in Comprehensive Wealth Management and Philanthropic Planning.
Christine is a graduate of Acadia University. She has completed The Effective Personal Leadership and The Effective Motivational Leadership programs through The Leadership Management Institute (LMI) as well as the Harvard Management Mentorship Program.
Christine started her career with a United Nations sponsored human rights organization in West Africa (The Gambia). This agency played an integral role in Western Africa educating other non-government agencies (NGO’s) on specific human rights atrocities. She then worked with RBC Royal Bank in a variety of management roles in both commercial and personal banking. She was one of the founding members of RBC Atlantic’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Her start in the human rights sector deeply ingrained the mantra of “with rights come responsibilities”. Christine is a Board Member of Family Plus Life Solutions – an agency focusing on innovative solutions to our mental health crisis. Christine is Past Chair of the United Way, Saint John, Kings & Charlotte. She is Past Board Chair of Credit Counseling Services of Atlantic Canada and was a long standing Chair of their Education and Scholarship Committee.
Christine frequently publishes her writing on ‘life as a planner’ for the award-winning lifestyle magazine, The Maritime Edit. She can also be found writing stories on the many ways her wonderful children, Iris and Elliot, continually outwit both she and her husband Andrew.