Born and raised in Nebraska, Christine graduated from Westside High School in 1987. She attended University of Nebraska, Omaha from 1987 to 1989 before she transferred to California State University, Northridge where she studied film and screenwriting. She graduated in 1992 with her B.A. in Radio-TV-Broadcasting. From October 1993 to March 1995, she worked at The Cannell Studios as a Production Assistant. In 1996, she attended UCLA’s Professional Program in Screenwriting and graduated in 1997. In 1998, she moved to Boston and attended the New England School of Law. She graduated in May 2001 with her Juris Doctor. Continuing her legal studies, she moved to Washington, D.C. and attended American University’s Washington College of Law. She graduated in May 2002 with her LL.M. in Law and Government. In 2011, she moved back to Omaha. Christine is the Director of Member and Regulatory Services for the BOX Options Exchange LLC.