Christa joined Azalea Capital in June 2008 after her retirement from Michelin North America. Her primary responsibilities include managing office communication, providing administrative support, and assisting with the firm’s event planning.
Christa worked at Michelin for 23 years as Administrative Assistant to various French and American Executives in the Passenger, Light Truck, and Truck Tire Divisions, including Jim Micali, former President of Michelin North America and now Senior Advisor with Azalea.
Before Michelin, she worked from 1961 until 1985 as Administrative Assistant in the International Sales Department of Saco-Lowell, a textile machinery manufacturer in Easley, South Carolina.
Christa immigrated to the United States in November 1960 after finishing college in her home town of Coburg, Bavaria.