Christa Justus joined The Mark Foundation as Chief Grants Management & Communications Officer in July 2017. She came to the Foundation directly from Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research where she served as Director of Grants and Chief Content Officer. During her 16-year tenure there, Christa managed all aspects of the Foundation’s grant processes, working directly with the Medical Advisory Board, and serving as liaison to more than 200 awardees. Christa oversaw all aspects of the Foundation’s communications, including the creation of all internal and external messaging, social media platforms and web content. She served as a Co-Producer of the signature Angel Ball gala and as Executive Producer for the annual Medical Symposium and Luncheon since its inception in 2010. Prior to entering the non-profit sector, Christa enjoyed a career as a Broadway actress and singer. She earned a BFA from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music.