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Christine J. Pendleton

Christine J. Pendleton, an associate in Witt/Kieffer’s Education Practice, joined the firm in 2014 and is based in the Oak Brook office. Christine works to identify presidents, chancellors, provosts, vice presidents, deans and chief diversity officers on behalf of public and private universities and colleges and other senior leaders in non-profit organizations.

Prior to joining Witt/Kieffer, Christine worked at a community-based education, career development and supportive services organization in Chicago. In her role, she was responsible for developing and implementing fundraising, marketing, communications and program growth plans.  

Christine is a member of the firm’s Diversity Council and the director of the firm’s Community Fund. She was the recipient of Witt/Kieffer’s 2017 Quality Award recognizing how she lives the values of the firm and how her overall performance demonstrated a commitment to excellence.

In addition to her professional work, Christine devotes a significant amount of her time to community service activities. She has served as a volunteer consultant for local and national non-profit organizations in strategic planning and marketing. She is a former member of the board of directors of the Junior League of Chicago and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

M.A., Writing, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
B.A., English Education, magna cum laude, Bennett College, Greensboro, NC

Christine J. Pendleton
2015 Spring Rd.
Suite 510
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630-575-6939
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