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Christie Yonkers joined the Temple as executive director in January 2017 after sixteen years in leadership positions at secular nonprofit organizations including Cleveland Clinic, Towards Employment, and Beech Brook. Her experience cuts across all facets of leadership including strategic planning, organizational development, program and financial management, continuous improvement, fundraising, organizational communication, and board relations. She holds a Master of Nonprofit Organizations from Case Western Reserve University and bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Organizational Communication from Ohio University. Christie is a lifelong Clevelander; likes travel, reading, and cooking; and loves living in Cleveland Heights with husband Sagi Shilo, daughters Lola and Olive, and their two dogs.