Christina Cheeks

Christina has spent her career honing her leadership and management skills in the private sector.  She previously worked as an international sales and marketing leader at the United Parcel Service (UPS), with over 10 years of progressive experience managing supply chains of global customers and in business development. During her time at UPS, she was involved in giving back to the community through several channels. Through her work on UPS’ Women’s Leadership Development Business Resource Group (WBRG) Core Committee, she was able to develop district wide volunteer and community involvement activities. She served as a liaison between UPS and The Caroline Center, a non-profit workforce development organization educating women who experience unemployment or want to leave low-wage jobs for meaningful career  in Baltimore, MD.

Christina is a proud graduate of Howard University and hails from a family full of Howard graduates that are not only committed to their craft but also to the community around them. Taking note of their selfless contributions, during her time at Howard, she volunteered with various non-profit groups in the Washington, DC area mentoring high school students and assisting at, Bread for the City, a neighborhood food pantry. After graduation, she was elected as an Executive Board Member of the Howard University Alumni Club of Northern Virginia.  Christina was able to support the University’s mission while interacting with current and future Howard students.

Christina received her Bachelor Degree in Business Marketing from Howard University and her Master’s of Public Administration from Baruch College.