Member Spotlight: Meet Austin Member, Christie Skinner
iGnite IS our members! They make us what we are, which is why we LOVE spotlighting them! This week, we invite you to meet Austin Member, Christie Skinner! There's so much we can say about Christie, but we'll keep it short by giving you a little insight into who she is. Christie is fully devoted to her faith, family and friends. She is all-in, joyful, carefree, fun, passionate, generous and kind.
How long have you been a member?
Twelve years (I think!).
Where do you live and how do you iGnite?
I live in Austin and iGnite in-person and sometimes at home if I’m traveling or when I lived in California.
Where did you grow up?
Ponca City, Oklahoma.
How did you become a part of iGnite?
When I first moved to Austin and was trying to get integrated into the
Favorite exercise song?
What do you usually do right after class?
Run errands in Westlake.
Who’s your biggest motivator and what do they do for you?
My Dad. He gave me confidence to do anything I wanted to do. He took out a loan on his house so that I could start my business. He passed away on Easter last year.
What’s something about you we'd be surprised to learn?
I was valedictorian of my High School.
What class do you most look forward to and why?
Lake Escape for sure!!
Love being on the lake with Kathleen!
It always feels like a vacation and the lake is definitely my “happy place”.
What’s saving you right now (seriously or humorously)?
Janie Ann, my new granddaughter.
What's been your favorite job and do you still do it?
Founder and President of City Spaces, Inc. I sold my business in LA when I moved to Austin.
Favorite local and not local social media accounts to follow?
@Atasteofkoko and my kids accounts!
What's saving you right now?
Exercise with iGnite and my relationships with friends & family!
What do you love most about iGnite?
Meeting my friends to work out outdoors!