Christie Solomon, Owner & Principal of Elevate Next, LLC, has her MBA in International Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management with more than 10 years of broad corporate experience in project and product management; mergers, acquisitions, and post-merger integration; financial reporting & analysis; market analysis; and business development. She is fluent in Spanish after spending several years working in Europe and traveling extensively in Latin America.
In 2019, Christie decided to apply the same skills and knowledge gained in international businesses to Elevate organizations to their Next level of profitability, performance and effectiveness. Elevate Next provides both for-profits and non-profits with customized consulting services focused on increasing market share, improving profitability, and streamlining business processes.
A resident of Destin, Florida, Christie's philanthropic focus is on animal rescue and education. She can frequently be seen with her dog, Chloe, adopted from Dog-Harmony, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit based in Santa Rosa Beach in 2017. Dog-Harmony is dedicated to helping dogs rescue people and providing humane education and fear free training in order to keep dogs out of overcrowded shelters and with their furever families. As a Board Member of Dog-Harmony, Christie is focused on fundraising and market development. Her rescue cat, Luna, returned with Christie after a three year corporate assignment in Tarragona, Spain in 2015.
Christie also joined the Board of Directors of Aletha’s Legacy, a 501(c)3 non-profit founded in October 2019. Aletha’s Legacy is dedicated to bettering the lives of under-privileged children in Liberia through improved education. Her areas of responsibility are in marketing and community engagement.