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Christine Ott

Advisory Board

Senior Development Officer / American Planning Association

Christine has led a broad career that spans over 15 years as a non-profit fundraising and marketing executive, private banker and volunteer board member.  She currently serves as Senior Development Officer for the American Planning Association (APA), where she directs the APA Foundation.   Previously, she was Director of Principal Gifts for Loyola University Chicago, Vice President in the Private Bank at JP Morgan and held marketing leadership roles at Feeding America, Golin and The Field Museum. Christine has served as Women's Board President for both the Joffrey Ballet and Children's Place Association.  She currently serves on the Women's Boards of the Joffrey Ballet and Field Museum, and holds a Master of Arts in Business: Arts Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A pianist and singer, Christine enjoys singing with Holy Name Cathedral Gallery Singers for and anywhere she can put together a jazz gig.