Christie Ward is principal of The Impact Institute. In the 1990s, Christie Ward coached and managed more than 200 of the best professional trainers around the world for CareerTrack. As principal of the Impact Institute, she has delivered programs globally; she coached the world champion of public speaking in 2000. Christie’s clients span government, private and public sector, and nonprofit arenas: the U.S. Air Force, Department of the Interior, and U.S. National Business Center; DISH Network, IHS, TriZetto, Johnson & Johnson, SUN, TW Telecom, and AT&T; Goodwill, the Boettcher Foundation, and the U.S. Olympic Committee. Christie is a former national board member for ATD, serving from 2011 to 2012. She is a past president of the National Speakers Association of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Chapter of ATD. Christie has been a presenter at the ATD International Conference & Exposition as recently as 2014.