Cristina Arbona, Training and Development Consultant at Rackspace, is a natural and enthusiastic leader living in Austin, TX. She has spent the bulk of her professional life in positions of advocacy – first advocating for products through sales and then finding her passion advocating for people. While growing within the sales organization at Rackspace, Cristina uncovered her natural talents for developing people, public speaking, and bringing ideas to life. The new insight and self-discovery, spurred by the Clifton StrengthsFinder, led to a change in career - training and coaching others to their full potential. She has since logged more than 1,000 hours in Strengths Coaching in addition to speaking at several conferences nationwide on the topic of strengths-based development and leadership.
Having experienced firsthand the life-giving benefits of strengths development, Cristina is now using her success and expert knowledge to support other women. As a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, Cristina guides women with professional aspirations so they might continue to elevate their careers and move into positions that bring them deep fulfillment. Cristina leverages the power of community to help women network in an authentic way, leading to collaborations and relationships that only further their success. Her infectious joy and deep desire to encourage others is the perfect combination for supportive leadership and coaching.
STRENGTHSFINDER TOP 5:
WOO, POSITIVITY, COMMUNICATION, EMPATHY, INCLUDER
women on the rise MISSION:
To guide and elevate women in their professional lives by giving them tools to harness their personal strengths and by creating a community where we embrace and celebrate the unique qualities each woman has.
Strengths Empowerment Coach
Learning & Development Consultant