Chrissy is the Manager of Government and Community Affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society based at the Bronx Zoo in New York City. Chrissy leads engagement on state and local wildlife campaigns with a particular focus on wildlife trafficking. She works to develop a local constituency for WCS Bronx Zoo by engaging elected officials, government agencies, NGO partners and community organizations. Previously, she has worked on a number of grassroots funding campaigns for WCS.
Chrissy holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources from Cornell University and spent a semester studying abroad at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. More recently, she earned a master's degree in Public Administration from CUNY Baruch College in New York City. Chrissy lives in Queens, NY and is interested in spending time in nature, playing soccer, and embroidery projects.