A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Christina Kadirov attended the University of Missouri, Columbia to earn her degree in Textile and Apparel Management/Marketing and Merchandising. Her passion for networking and building long-lasting relationships grew from multiple fashion and human resource internships with leading fashion brands. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding and attending art exhibits. An interesting fact about Christina’s childhood is that her family bred and raised miniature Sicilian Donkeys.