Full Name
Chrissy Thornton
Job Title
Executive Director
Maryland/Southern Delaware Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
Speaker Bio
Chrissy M. Thornton is the Executive Director of the Maryland/Southern Delaware Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. She's been recognized for developing professional staff training programs to revitalize departments, and implementing organizational change efforts into growing businesses. Experienced in organizational diagnosis and the design and facilitation of large-scale events and staff development activities, Chrissy has a twenty year background in successful fundraising, donor and corporate relations, digital engagement, grant writing, and the seamless execution of exceptional meetings, events, training seminars, team building sessions, education conferences, fundraisers, peer-to-peer events, and more!

Chrissy is the Founder of My Girl Power Hour where she offers a discussion series and training webinars empowering women and young people to overcome obstacles and live their best lives. Chrissy is a published author, has a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Organizational Management, is a sought after public speaker, and resides in Maryland with her two children. Chrissy joined Jack of Jill of America, Inc. in 2013 and served two terms as the Chapter Program Director, achieving first place in Programming for the Eastern Region for 2018 - 2019 and 2019 - 2020 and Best of the Best in Programming at the National level in 2020. She authored the children's book, The Holiday Party which was featured on National Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Bedtime Stories in 2015. She is presently serving as Chapter President for Greater Baltimore County, an elected member of the Eastern Regional Nominating Committee, and as the Eastern Regional Teen Advisor.
Chrissy Thornton