Christie is responsible for the day to day operations of the Home to ensure compliance with licensing and national accreditation standards, and oversees the hiring, supervision, and scheduling of staff, the budget, program development and implementation, and outreach initiatives. Mrs. Aaronson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a certification in non-profit management from the University of Texas. She is also licensed in Child Care Administration, licensed as a Child Care Center Director, and holds a certification to use KIPS (Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale), a tool used to document parenting outcomes. As founder of Annunciation Maternity Home in 2001, she holds 16 years of experience in the operations of the Home and assessing the needs of mothers in crisis.