Cristiana is an analyst at Gladstone Place Partners, where she works on teams advising companies on a variety of financial and strategic communications projects, including M&A, profile-raising and crisis management.
Her transaction experience includes advising WeWork on its $9 billion proposed SPAC merger with BowX Acquisition Corp., the Nasdaq listing of Waldencast Acquisition Corp. and Zelnick Media Capital’s acquisition of The Second City. She has also worked on corporate communications assignments for Accenture and Nomad Foods.
Prior to joining Gladstone, Cristiana spent a semester abroad in Shanghai, China, where she interned at Cushman & Wakefield, researching and editing for its annual magazine. She also interned at Pratt & Whitney in its materials department, collecting and analyzing raw data to assist with supply chain management. Throughout her undergraduate studies, Cristiana completed two research projects that she presented at conferences and brought to publication.
Cristiana graduated from Quinnipiac University with a bachelor’s degree in International Business and an MBA.