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 Northwood Office, Thigpen oversees corporate communications, public relations and branding efforts for the firm's Ballantyne portfolio, including commercial development, office leasing, property services, hotels, golf, spa and Ballantyne Magazine.
Before her current role, Thigpen served in this capacity for The Bissell Companies. She also was director of marketing & public relations for Bissell and joined the company 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.