Chrissy Conner is a successful professional recruiter, certified leadership coach, speaker, trainer, and published author.
Chrissy has been in leadership roles for more than two decades and has influenced the careers of thousands of men and women as an executive advisor, professional and corporate recruiter, and workforce consultant and strategist in the healthcare, transportation, and energy industries.
She has worked with corporate leadership, advised C-Level Executives, and consulted for organizations including Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. Chrissy has also advised on projects alongside top-level professionals from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bain, Boston Consulting Group, Alvarez and Marsal, and others. She is viewed as an expert in the transportation and energy industries and is regularly contacted by some of the groups to advise clients through the acquisition and startup process. Chrissy has also been called and successfully testified as an expert witness with regard to transportation and energy industry hiring trends and compensation.
After 16 years in corporate America, she began a new adventure and successfully continued recruiting and consulting through her own firm Conner International, LLC. Now, she is dedicating her time and gifts to a full scope of clients through Conner International, and overall inspiring organizations as well as individual men and women to live a truly successful and fulfilled life.
Chrissy has a Bachelor of Science from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, where she held leadership positions in campus and community organizations while in school there and has been asked to speak to graduating students in her area of discipline. She has given dozens of presentations and speeches at universities across the United States, has served The American Heart Association as a volunteer for Go Red for Women, has been a member of the National Association for Women, has served as an ambassador for World Vision, a volunteer and supporter of the Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure and Breast Cancer Awareness, as well as several other community and church related volunteering and leadership roles. She is a member of American Public Transportation Association (APTA), American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), League of Railway Women (LRW), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Forbes Coaching Council. Chrissy is also a two-time half marathon finisher, the Kauai Half Marathon and the Oklahoma City Memorial Half Marathon. She and her husband, two children, and three dogs live in Oklahoma City.
“My personal mission is to be a resource to executives, organizations, and individuals and to help them believe in themselves and to recognize their value and the importance of leading right where they are. Run your own race so that you can help others…fill your bucket so that you can pour into others, and be the brightest light you can be so that you can light the way for others.”