Christy Sisko is the Head of Corporate Development at CrossBoundary. She is based in CrossBoundary’s Washington D.C. office. Christy has more than 11 years of experience working in international development and corporate strategy, focusing on economic growth and investment programs and proposals in emerging economies throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Eurasia, and Afghanistan. She holds a Global Executive MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia where she concentrated in finance, ESG, and leadership. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Christy spent more than a decade working for Chemonics International, most recently as a Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa region where she managed more than US$200M in donor programs focusing on business competitiveness, leveraging foreign direct investment, and entrepreneurship. Christy specializes in program management, proposal development and writing, capacity building, knowledge sharing, blended finance approaches, mobilizing private capital for development outcomes, and providing economic growth and investment technical expertise to donor-funded programs and commercial mandates throughout the world.