Christine began her official duties as CEO of OPEN M, on July 20, 2020.
Prior to joining OPEN M, Curry served the Northeast Ohio Medical University as special assistant to the president and as stewardship and development program coordinator within the University’s Division of Advancement. She previously spent two years as a member of the City of Akron’s Mayor’s cabinet as director of communications, and more than 18 years at The University of Akron, in a variety of roles including director of development/stewardship and donor services, director of alumni relations and as a public relations representative. Prior to her career in higher education, she spent the first seven years of her career in the corporate and non-profit sectors.
Christine is a proud alumna of Akron Public Schools, graduating from Garfield High School and The University of Akron where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communications.
She is a strong believer in giving back to her community and currently serves on the Akron Roundtable Board of Trustees, LeBron James Family Foundation - LAB Community Board and our Lady of the Elms Board of Trustees. Curry is a member of Leadership Akron - Class 24.
“It is truly my privilege to serve in this role for OPEN M. I am looking forward to guiding our organization to new heights as we move our mission forward to meet the growing needs of individuals and families who require our help today. OPEN M is here for the community. We are here to give the people of Akron and Summit County hope, help, and sustainability.” - Christine R. Curry