Christine Cloonan

Title: Networking Expert and Global Finance Leader

Capital Markets

Education: Bowdoin College - Universidad Torcuato di Tella (Argentina) and Middlebury College
Boston, MA, USA


Former President of the Boston Chapter of the Ellevate Network, a global professional women’s network, Christine knows the value and the power of strategic networking. She navigated her career from that of a Main Street high school Spanish teacher to a Wall Street investor relations professional.

A native of the Boston area, Christine holds a Master of Finance from la Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has worked for the Latin American operations of a Fortune 500 and was instrumental in establishing a corporate/non-profit partnership across 8 countries in the region. She is fluent in Spanish, earning an undergraduate degree in the language at Bowdoin College and graduate degree at Middlebury College.


Christine is passionate about networking to connect resources (financial and human) to improve both business and communities worldwide.

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Best Story

Looking to advance your career within your organization and industry? Not sure where to start – well, it is time to cultivate your network. This session will demystify networking. It will show you that networking is not an extra but an organic part of career development that needs to be tended to just like a garden.

Origin Story

An awkward alumni networking event at age 18 turned me into a non-stop dot connector for good.

Example talks

Strategic Networking

Christine’s presentation will demystify networking and show you how you can authentically put it into action to get the career and the life that YOU want.