Christine Ruppel has a background in the banking and financial services industry having worked for Bank of America and BB&T and it’s predecessors for over 12 years, predominantly in the real estate sector. She has a degree in Real Estate and Finance from Florida State University and is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida. She has a passion for volunteering in the community and for not-for-profit organizations and believes in the power of making a difference by volunteering.
Christine currently lives on the west coast of Florida with her family and is active in the community, especially with the hospital where her three premature children were born, Morton Plant Hospital. She was a founding member in 2004 and recently completed a two-year commitment as the Co-Board Chairperson for the Skip Cline Society of the Morton Plant Mease Foundation and still is active with this organization that is 10 years old. She is an active member of the Saint Paul’s School PTA Board and the Saint Paul’s School Board of Directors. She has been the RCS Food Bank Blue Jean Ball Silent Auction Coordinator for the past 4 years and also serves on the Carlouel Yacht Club Board and it’s Athletics and Swim Team Committee. Christine is also a graduate of Leadership Pinellas.
Christine has been married to her husband, Chris, for 18 years, and in her spare time enjoys water activities, cooking, and scrapbooking.
Christine had a close relationship with her nephew Brandon, and is proud to be involved in the founding board of B THE DIFFERENCE.