"If you take project management seriously, if you are open to trying new ways of managing projects, if you want to make a difference to the bottom line, if you believe that project delivery is the defining experience for the client, and if you want to be a project leader, you should attend this course."
Christine Brack, PMP
Principal, Strategy Consulting Zweig Group
Christine Brack works with architecture, engineering, development, and environmental consulting firms in the U.S. and abroad to achieve their goals from vision through implementation. Her business planning engagements design strategic and tactical initiatives relative to long term growth, market sector planning, business development effectiveness, organizational alignment, and operational improvement. With projects at the core of their business, Christine also consults clients on project delivery and assists in implementing changes and best practices via firm-wide education and training.
Her AEC experience comes after spending eight years as a project manager with a general contractor on new construction and adaptive reuse projects in the higher education arena. Using her knowledge of this market and maintaining an expertise on trends and drivers, she advises clients interested in entering this segment. Also prior to Zweig Group, Christine was a strategy and research consultant at both Frost & Sullivan and The Economist Intelligence Unit. Today her market research projects focus on opportunities within the water and wastewater space.
Within the industry, Christine is a Professional Affiliate of the AIA and serves on the Practice Management Knowledge Community for the Chicago Chapter, as well as a member of SMPS—the Society for Marketing Professional Services. She is a frequent speaker at AIA and ACEC regional seminars and Zweig Group’s Principal’s Academy, and Hot Firm conferences. She is also a contributing author to The Zweig Letter, The Zweig Marketing Letter, and CENews.
Christine received her MBA from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Saint Mary’s of Notre Dame, and Bachelor of Arts (BA) in German Language from Purdue University. She also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation from the Project Management Institute (PMI).