Meet Chrissy

Overview

Chrissy is the founder of Eat Your Career, a popular online destination for career advice, and the Career Success Library, an on-demand learning center with a community of 500+ career-minded professionals.

Chrissy is also an Amazon bestselling author, in-demand speaker, and professional development trainer. She works with individuals and teams, providing education, support, and inspiration to help elevate workplace performance and increase career satisfaction.

Credentials

Chrissy is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and certified Professional Career Manager (PCM). She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Sonoma State University in California and is an ATD certified trainer.

A passionate lifelong learner, Chrissy has received training and earned certification in a wide variety of additional disciplines, including life coaching, copywriting, and nutrition.

Prior to her work in the professional development field, Chrissy worked in banking and financial services (management and administration). She is a proud former executive assistant and continues to have a deep admiration and appreciation for all support roles. 

Career Highlights

The following is an abbreviated list of some of Chrissy’s proudest professional achievements:

  • In 2006, built and grew a successful blog, The Executive Assistant’s Toolbox, while working as an EA
  • In 2008, sold EA Toolbox to OfficeArrow, a start-up company building an online community for office professionals
  • In 2009, started Eat Your Career
  • From 2012 to 2014, served as on-air Career Expert for Denver’s Good Day Colorado morning show
  • From 2010 to 2014, served as a contributing Career Expert for U.S. News & World Report
  • From 2011 to 206, wrote over 100 articles for the Ivy Exec Executive Insights Blog 
  • In 2016, authored 2 of 4 modules in the PACE Certification and became lead trainer for the program
  • In 2016, served as emcee of the Administrative Professionals Conference (APC) with over 1600 attendees
  • In 2016, published first book, The Proactive Professional 
  • In 2019, published second book, The Invisibility Cure
  • In 2021, published third book, ELEVATE Admins
  • In 2021, served as the final judge for the 3M Admin of the Year Award
  • Creator of The Career Success Library, featuring hundreds of resources and more than 500 members

Clients

As a coach, Chrissy has helped hundreds of professionals to find greater fulfillment at work and navigate career transitions.

As a trainer, Chrissy has developed and delivered programs for teams within some of the world’s most reputable organizations, including (but not limited to):

Accenture Amazon AZ Dept. of Fish & Game
Ball Aerospace Capital One GA Power
Genessee Intermediate School District GlaxoSmithKline GoDaddy
Grainger Hewlett-Packard Microsoft
Northrop Grumman Proctor & Gamble Sandia National Laboratory
Turner Broadcasting UC Health Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 This is an abbreviated list that is updated from time to time. 

Conferences

Chrissy presents at numerous industry conferences and events each year. The following is an abbreviated list of events where Chrissy has presented:

  • Administrative Professionals Conference (APC)—2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Annual Summit—2019
  • Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence—2016, 2019, 2021
  • APP2P (Accounts Payable Professionals) Conference—2020, 2021

This is an abbreviated list that is updated from time to time.

Personal Fun Facts

  • Chrissy has lived in Denver, CO since 2011. She is originally from California and spent a brief few years in Atlanta, GA.
  • Chrissy is a step-mom to 2 beautiful young women she has had the honor of helping raise since 2014.
  • Chrissy is a proud fur-mama too! She has two very cantankerous cats (Oliver and Cleo), and she misses her beautiful dog (Mollie) who is waiting for her at the rainbow bridge.
  • Chrissy is an avid yoga practioner, but she’s not annoying about it.

See What People Are Saying About Chrissy

“Chrissy is a phenomenal teacher and an amazing role model for both up and coming, and seasoned professionals.”

Jenavive H.

Participant in the Task & Time Management Learning Lab 2020

“Chrissy has a unique ability to inspire, engage and motivate audiences of all ages and backgrounds. She provides quality information and fresh ideas in an entertaining, fast-paced format.”

VP Marketing & Public Relations

ILT Communications

“Chrissy is such a treat to work with; I just adore her! She’s smart, professional, funny and she’s always prepared.”

Jasmine Freeman

Formerly with Office Dynamics

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