WIBC 2018 Breakfast Presenter Bio
Breakfast Keynote Speaker: Christin Cardone McClave, ACC, Chief People Officer at Cardone Industries
Christin is a 3rd generation owner of the Cardone family business, Cardone Industries. She currently holds the position of Chief People Officer, with global responsibility for Human Resources, Communications, and Employee Branding. Cardone is the largest, privately-held auto parts remanufacturer in the world and employs over 5500 employees worldwide. Christin leads the family strategy for their business, family governance, and also sits on the company’s board of directors. Christin was an integral part in bringing her family’s 1st non-family CEO on board in 2012 to assist her father’s move to the chairmanship.
Prior to joining Cardone full-time, Christin received her co-active coaching certification from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and holds her accreditation with the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Christin’s foundational leadership experience came from Johnson & Johnson, a Fortune 50 company, spanning Information Technology, Digital Marketing and E-commerce within J&J, as well as Market Research for Consumer Products and Pharmaceutical M&A Teams. Christin was mentored through the J&J IT Leadership initiative, as well as various Women in Leadership training initiatives.
Christin graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in International Business, and a minor in Italian. She and her husband, Dan, moved to Brussels, Belgium for a family business acquisition in Brussels, Belgium. While Dan developed the European operations of Cardone, she received her Masters in Management from Boston University’s International Program. They resided in Belgium for almost 6 years and had 2 children while there.
Christin sits on the board of World Vision US, one of the largest non-profit organizations worldwide, working holistically in communities to help children reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
Christin and her husband, Dan, have 3 boys, ages 11, 14, and 16. They live in suburban Philadelphia. Dan and Christin are “Spousepreneurs”—a couple with multiple businesses between the two of them.