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Christina Hanger

Dallas, Texas

 Christina Hanger

Christina Hanger spent 30 years in the technology sector as an operations and finance executive in Fortune 50 companies to venture backed start-ups. After retiring from the tech industry, her social venture work and volunteering led her to the helm of Dallas Afterschool, a 501c3. As CEO of Dallas Afterschool she has applied her corporate skills for the benefit of children’s education in her community, a long-held interest. Under Hanger’s leadership, the nonprofit developed a summer literacy program and created effective partnerships between the public and private sectors to double municipal afterschool funding for low-income students. In 2018, Hanger was selected as the Dallas/Fort Worth Nonprofit CEO of the Year by the Center for Nonprofit Management.

In her career, Hanger has held a number of executive leadership and consulting roles for strategic and operational issues in fields spanning supply chain, operations, venture capital and the nonprofit sector. From 2007 to 2010, she was the chief operations officer and chief financial officer of Worksoft, Inc. Previously, she held vice president and senior vice president positions at Hewlett-Packard, Compaq Computer Corporation, and was the director of manufacturing for the IBM Corporation.

Hanger received her master’s degree in business administration from Wake Forest University, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. In addition to her extensive volunteer leadership and advisory committees, her previous board experience includes the Houston Minority Business Council, the American Red Cross-Houston Chapter and Social Venture Partners Dallas. Christina also serves as a Trustee for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. In addition to being a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant, she has also received Directorship Certification from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

Christina is a Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant for the Nonprofit Impact Institute with Social Venture Partners Dallas (SVP Dallas). For more information on the Nonprofit Impact Institute, please contact