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Christine Magrann

Christine Magrann

COO
MakeReady

COO
Makeready

Christine Magrann is a gardener. A garden takes care, it takes hard work and respect, and even if you get it just right, a garden takes time. It is not something that happens overnight, because the secret of the successful garden is not just what you put on the surface, it’s the work you put into the soil. 

Christine Magrann is a gardener. A garden takes care, it takes hard work and respect, and even if you get it just right, a garden takes time. It is not something that happens overnight, because the secret of the successful garden is not just what you put on the surface, it’s the work you put into the soil. 

As far back as she can remember, Christine found strength and significant influence from the people in her life. From the important role her grandmother and great-grandmother played in her upbringing, to the mentorship and encouragement she received while at Hillstone and The Breakers, she learned to believe in her potential to be an influential leader herself. But during this time she also gained a better understanding of people, or maybe the power of understanding what makes them tick, and putting that into practice in real ways.

“Through genuine hospitality and sincere service we have the opportunity to create special memories and hopefully change someone’s day—or if we get lucky maybe even change a life.” There is no training manual for intuitive service, it has to be nurtured, it has to be practiced, it must be learned through experience.

Quick Facts

Something ILC attendees would never guess about you?
 I went to Stenography School… I would have had a career with a very limited speaking role… can’t imagine that.

Favorite place to stay when traveling:
Anywhere I have never stayed before where I learn something about a location or be inspired.

MUST have travel item:
Ugg sleep slippers and eye cream.

Biggest extravagance or vice:
Skin Care

Who in your industry inspires you:
Danny Meyer, Niki Leondakis, John Hendricks, Paul Leone

First job:
Dishwasher at a local independent restaurant

Who would play you in a movie?
Jessica Chastain

Currently reading:
Sapiens and Beyond Human Nature

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