Born and raised in Southern California, Christie earned a BA in communications with an emphasis in advertising from Cal State Fullerton and a certificate in marketing from Orange Coast College. Her professional background includes working in the grocery, mortgage and finance industries. She also spent several years working in the entertainment industry. One of her highlights was serving on the nominating committee for the Screen Actors Guild Awards. She enjoys life by having as much fun as possible and helping others. Her passions include traveling, music, movies, snowboarding, sports, skydiving, philanthropy and church ministries.
While a direct descendant of Robin Hood, she still pays her taxes every April.