Christina Thigpen, APR
Christina Thigpen, APR, has more than 15 years of experience in public relations and marketing communications. As vice president, marketing & communications at Bissell, Thigpen oversees corporate communications, public relations and branding efforts for Bissell, a Charlotte-based real estate firm specializing in commercial development and leasing, property management and hospitality.
Prior to her current role, Thigpen served as director of marketing & public relations for the organization. Thigpen joined Bissell as public relations manager at The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge. Earlier in her career, Thigpen worked in entertainment marketing at Edelman and corporate communications at Lifetime Television.
Thigpen is Chair of the Ballantyne Chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. She is an active member of the Junior League of Charlotte and is a graduate of Leadership Charlotte Class XXXIII. Thigpen holds a B.A. in sociology from the University of Virginia and M.S. in hotel, restaurant and tourism management from the University of South Carolina.