Christina Gardner

Christina Gardner

  • Executive Director of Advancement Operations
  • Phone: (619) 849-2246


Christina Gardner joined the University Advancement team at PLNU in 2004. She oversees the planning and execution of programs/initiatives designed to meet university fundraising goals. She is passionate about Christian higher education and enjoys having the opportunity to help deserving students have life-changing experiences at PLNU.

She graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara in 1999 with a B.A. in communication studies.  In 2003, she received her M.B.A from San Diego State University. She also obtained her Certificate in Fund Raising Management through the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

Christina and her husband, Stuart, have two children. She enjoys the beach, hiking, snowboarding, and spending time with her family.