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Christie Kelly is the Global Chief Financial Officer for Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, located in Chicago, IL. She is responsible for overseeing financial and business planning activities, directing investor and banking relations and providing leadership to drive growth.

In this capacity, the global tax, internal audit, investor relations, controller and treasury operations report to her. She is a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee.

Christie has had extensive global experience in business and financial leadership positions with public companies. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Duke Realty Corporation, where she played a critical role in defining the company strategy together with the leadership team and maintaining the company’s strong financial position through the transformation during the recession and recovery.

She previously held the position of Senior Vice President of the Global Real Estate Group of Lehman Brothers. Before that, she spent over 20 years at General Electric Company in operational financial management positions in the US, Europe and Asia that included responsibility for mergers and acquisitions, process improvements, internal audit and risk management.

Christie earned a B.A. in Economics from Bucknell University.

Christie is a member of the Board of Directors of Butler University Business School, National Bank of Indianapolis and Kite Realty Group. She is also a member of the Inclusion and Diversity Committee of Finance Executives International and the Park Tudor School Trust.