Founder & CEO
Aria Consulting International
In 1997, Christine Grimm founded Aria Consulting International, Inc., with the goal of providing highly effective consulting, facilitation services, and customized management training to organizations—in both the public and private sector— experiencing growth and change.
Christine is a practice leader in the alignment of executive teams and diverse, cross cultural work groups. She brings a broad range of business operations and organizational development experience to client engagements. She aims to help leaders develop a clear path for the organization, align as a team, and develop strategy, structures and processes that will help them exceed their strategic expectations and goals.
Her interactive, high-energy approach pushes groups to achieve their objectives, while participants acquire new skills and behaviors that are immediately applicable in both their personal and professional lives.
Christine works internationally with such companies as:
The Motion Picture Association, Witco Vinyl Additives Group GmbH (Germany), Carlson Wagon-lit Travel, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (US and Asia), Ticketmaster, CitySearch.com, Disney Interactive, Apex/Curative Health Care, DTS (Digital Theater Systems, Inc.), Pepperdine University, and Rockwell Automation.
Christine is the co-author of “Training, Teaching, Transforming” (Piccadilly Press, 2005) a text being applied in both corporate train-the-trainer and graduate level teacher education programs.
She is a member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) and The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Christine has earned her professional certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). She is a master trainer of team effectiveness and in 2006 was certified as a trainer of the DiSC® Dimensions of Behavior Model by Inscape Publishing, the leading publisher of behavior and personal effectiveness tools.
Christine received her undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University, in Social Science and Education, where she also earned a Secondary Teaching Credential for the State of California.