General Motors // Cadillac Exterior Lead Designer
Christine currently serves as Cadillac's lead exterior designer. She is responsible for designing Cadillac's future production vehicles and internal concept vehicles that shape the brand forward. Prior to her current position, Christine was a lead interior designer for Cadillac. She was responsible for the interior design theme of the 2010 Cadillac XTS Platinum concept, which she executed for the production 2013 Cadillac XTS. Ward’s Automotive Report awarded the interior of the Cadillac XTS as the top ten best automotive interiors in 2013. Christine was also a lead team member on the Cadillac Ciel concept which unveiled at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Cadillac Ciel received public notoriety as one of the best luxury concept vehicles. She began her automotive design career at GM's advanced design studio in California and has been at GM since 2006.
Christine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in transportation design from Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California.
Strategic Design Manager // Cadillac
Jeff works with design leadership and various cross-functional teams to strategically evolve the Cadillac Brand Vision and the Art & Science Design Language. He is also responsible for leading the development of various interior and exterior design initiatives intended to strengthen the Cadillac portfolio and elevate the Cadillac brand.
Previously, Jeff was the Manager of Strategic Design Vision and Futuring for Ford Motor Company. As part of the Strategic Concepts Group in Irvine, California, Jeff was responsible for leading the creation of customer informed future vehicle concepts in collaboration with cross-functional teams located in Irvine, Dearborn, London, and Shanghai. Additionally, he led global design exploration of a next generation Ford Design DNA and had a lead role in the strategy, design, and development of the award winning Ford Start Concept revealed at the 2010 Beijing Auto Show.
Before joining Ford in 2005, Jeff graduated from Art Center College of Design with a Bachelor of Science degree in Transportation Design. While studying at Art Center, he worked at Volkswagen Group’s Design Center Europe in Barcelona, Spain; Lincoln Design in Dearborn, Michigan; and Ford’s California Advanced Product Creation in Irvine, California.