Christie Ryan graduated with honors in 2009 from UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree and minor in Economics. Christie spent two years in the residential mortgage industry before transitioning into commercial real estate financing. She has several years’ experience analyzing multifamily real estate, seniors housing, and student housing. Furthermore, she has extensive experience in modeling pro forma financing for acquisitions, refinances, and new construction for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA. Christie is currently enrolled as a part-time student in the MSRE program and works full-time as an Analyst with Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital, LLC. Her goals upon graduation from the program are to become involved in various trade organizations and provide a solid foundation for further success in her commercial real estate finance career.