Veteran marketing and business development professional Christé Spiers has joined Womble Bond Dickinson as the Client Services Director for the firm’s Baltimore and Wilmington, Del. offices.
At Womble Bond Dickinson, Spiers will work with attorneys in the Baltimore and Wilmington offices, as well as members of the firm’s Energy Sector Team.
She comes to the firm from the Maryland Department of Commerce, where she served as Capital Development Manager. In that role, she helped attract and retain early stage companies to Maryland and designed strategies to improve seed and venture stage financing in close collaboration with the region’s key stakeholders.
“During my time at the Department of Commerce I’ve had a front row seat to the growth of Baltimore in particular and Maryland as a whole. Womble Bond Dickinson is a truly innovative firm with a deep commitment to our business community undergoing tremendous expansion. I’m excited to be part of this excellent team and I look forward to helping the firm capitalize on the enormous opportunity that lies before us in this market,” Spiers said.
“Christé brings a wealth of experience in business development and marketing, in traditional corporate, entrepreneurial, and government settings. We feel fortunate to have found a candidate with her talent and background, and believe she will greatly assist our attorneys as they help our clients achieve their business goals,” said Barry Herman, Managing Partner of Womble Bond Dickinson’s Baltimore office.
Spiers’ more than 25-year career in industry research, marketing, and sales also includes spending 14 years in investment banking managing institutional buyside relationships, giving her immense insight into the evolving landscape for businesses.
Spiers holds an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a BA in French Language and Literature from Boston University.