Christina Cornelius is the Financial Wellbeing Coach, Credit Counselor/Small Business for HOPE Inside BB&T Houston. Christina has 5-plus years’ combined experience in financial coaching and community development; hands-on expertise in relationship management, building strategic partnerships, capacity building, program development and design, training, curriculum development and technical assistance to diverse groups in areas of financial capabilities, counseling, and marketing.
Christina is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, where she earned a B.A. in Communication. She has completed the Summer Institute for General Management at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. She is currently a graduate student at American University’s School of Public Affairs where she is earning a Masters of Public Administration and Policy. She started her career with JPMorgan Chase, first as a Personal Banker in the Retail Bank, then Client Service Professional in the Commercial Bank. She was involved in the firm's Volunteer Leadership Group and Business Resource Groups, serving as Communications/Marketing Co-Chair of the Women's Interactive Network. She then spent two years as a Project Manager for Heritage Finance Holdings. Christina founded the non-profit organization, Women Exceeding, which serves as resource for women looking for personal and professional development as well as networking opportunities.
Christina is providing clients with the tools, skills, and knowledge to take control over their finances by credit building, savings strategies, and creating realistic spending plans.