Christian is an advocate for social impact, innovation, and community building in the Bay Area and beyond. He supports local nonprofits as a Rising Leader of Full Circle Fund and currently serves on the board for a nonprofit in Berkeley. During his time at Lending Club, he promoted Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives and partnered with Citizen Schools to develop and teach financial literacy courses to Oakland students. As an Area Director for Toastmasters in San Francisco, he mentors several clubs and has competed in the International Speech Contest at the district level. Christian received a degree in Economics from Occidental College, where he co-organized the inaugural TEDxOccidentalCollege event and currently serves on the Bay Area Regional Engagement Committee. He lives in Oakland with his lovable furry sidekick, Chewy.