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These core values define the way we work with clients every step of the way.



We’re interested in exceptional outcomes. Getting there means not just addressing what’s most immediate but looking at the whole picture, identifying root causes and investing in sustainable, practical, long term solutions.


Our work keeps diversity, equity and inclusion at the center - not as a separate consideration, but intentionally embedded into all aspects of our approach. We know that building diverse and inclusive teams at all levels is not only a moral imperative but the surest path to long term success.



Every organization is unique. We listen closely to your needs and tailor our mix of work along the way to get those needs met. We are committed to real results and recognize that it takes an agile, evolving approach to get there.

Our Services


We'll uncover your strengths and gaps and help you design powerful strategies to reach your people and equity goals.


We'll facilitate meaningful team experiences that build community, transform team thinking and cultivate a shared vision for change.



We'll help you get important projects done in service of your people and equity goals, whether it's redesigning systems and tools, making a key hire, or launching a new initiative.

Founder & Lead Consultant

Christin Whitener is committed to enabling organizations to do their best work together in service of a better and more just world.

She has worked with dozens of organizations across the country to place exceptional talent, transform people practices and facilitate equity transformation. She works with many different kinds of organizations with a vision to disrupt the status quo, including schools, nonprofits, startups, professional service firms and funders. She is skilled in leading equity-centered team experiences, strategic planning efforts and tools and systems design. 

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Before launching CW Impact Strategies, Christin was a senior lead at a national executive search and human capital strategy firm. She has also held roles in startup business development and in teaching. Christin is based in Denver, Colorado, and in her spare time can be found holding existential conversations in speakeasies and coffee shops, escaping to the mountains, or planning her next trip abroad.

Let's talk.

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