Christine K. Bailey is a published author, communications expert and business growth strategist.
She specializes in harnessing the power of the written (and spoken) word to help CEOs, business owners and individuals effectively communicate with their stakeholders – employees, customers, investors and partners – to scale and grow their businesses. As the owner of Christine K. Bailey & Associates she focuses on working with CEOs and business owners to clarify their business vision and lead their companies to improved performance and profitability. Leveraging the same philosophies and processes, she created From Dreaming to Doing™, a personal growth and development program to help individuals accomplish their biggest life goals – effectively writing their own success stories.
Throughout her career, Christine has developed and led marketing and sales operations efforts for private equity and venture capital-backed organizations to help them effectively tell their stories to the right audiences to build and nurture multi-million-dollar sales pipelines. Most recently, as executive director, Christine established a city-wide business incubation and entrepreneurial development program – Chandler Innovations powered by NACET – for the City of Chandler in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The four-track curriculum at the core of the business incubation program is currently being adopted by organizations and communities in Arizona and the West.
An advocate for exploring life’s adventures, she is also the author of countless articles and several books, including the recently published Secret Phoenix: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure (Reedy Press, 2017) as well as 100 Things to Do in Phoenix Before You Die (Reedy Press, 2015), Phoenix: A Photographic Portrait (Twin Lights Publishers, 2011), the first edition and second, revamped and full-color, edition of the travel guide Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona & Central Arizona, (The Countryman Press, 2008 and 2011). She has been featured on local news shows such as Good Morning Arizona Weekend, Arizona Daily Mix and Your Life Arizona discussing her recent books and what to see and do in the state. She is currently working on her next book Unique Eats and Eateries of Phoenix scheduled for publication summer of 2019 and her first novel, the first of a mystery series set in Phoenix in the late 1970s, early 1980s.
Christine graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Truman State University. She lives in Tempe, Arizona with her husband and three sons; together they love exploring Arizona and the West.