Christina Carrica Haley joined both Siemens Healthineers and Varian in 2021 and is responsible for Government Affairs in the U.S. and Latin America. Before joining Varian, Christina served as Senior Policy Advisor in the public law and policy group at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Christina represented companies and organizations in a variety of industries such as MedTech, Telecom, FinTech, Energy and Trade. She advised clients on their D&I portfolios and on work in Latin and South America, creating synergies with governments and businesses alike in the region for US companies and the reverse for companies based in the region. Prior to joining Akin Gump, Christina served as the CEO of Connectiva, a national campaign firm where Ms. Haley designed, ran and implemented National and D.C. fundraising strategies for congressional candidates in the United States House and Senate. Christina has distinguished herself as one of the top Latino fundraisers and strategists in the country and devoted herself to leveraging donor networks to support diverse leaders. She currently sits on the Board of Latino Victory Fund, as well as the Advisory Board for the U.S. Mexico Foundation. She is seen as a trusted confidant of businesses, State and Federal Governments in the United States, Mexico and Argentina, amongst other places in the region.
Christina is first-generation Argentinian-American. She earned both of her B.A. degrees, Politics and Economics of Society, from Marymount University.