Melissa Christ

Executive Vice President – Chief People Officer

Melissa Christ serves as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for Cor Partners. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, she is responsible for defining and implementing the human resource strategies for the Cor platform of companies. Her key focus areas include people engagement, talent management, organizational effectiveness, talent acquisition, HR systems, and strategic business consulting. Mrs. Christ joined Engle Martin & Associates, a Cor Partners Company, in 2016 as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Prior to joining Engle Martin, Mrs. Christ served as Associate Vice President of Human Resources for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in Columbus, Ohio, where she was responsible for aligning HR strategies for the claims organization, consisting of more than 8,000 employees across the country.  Prior to that, she has held key leadership positions in both corporate and non-profit organizations where she focused on ensuring HR programs supported both the needs of the business and its people.

Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Baltimore and a Master of Arts in human resources management from Notre Dame of Maryland. She also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation by the HR Certification Institute along with a certification in executive coaching by the Center for Creative Leadership.