Secretary's Center for Strategic Partnerships (SCSP)
Christina Hackerman, Portfolio Manager
Christina Hackerman joined the Secretary’s Center for Strategic Partnerships (SCSP) team in June of 2020. She brings to SCSP her ability to create and establish effective partnerships, with both internal and external stakeholders. As a Portfolio Manager with the SCSP team, she is motivated to fulfill the Veterans Affairs (VA) mission statement, core values, and vision by pursuing partnership opportunities that will have the greatest impact towards the care and services received by Veterans. Christina’s commitment to serving our nation’s Veterans goes far beyond her work duties. As a U.S. Navy Veteran herself, having served as an Aircraft Engine Mechanic (Aviation Machinist Mate), she advocates for continuation of innovative initiatives in order to better meet the needs of her brothers and sisters in arms. Her personal undertaking is women Veterans centric with a sharp focus on the overall benefits and healthcare received through the VA that are accessible to women.
Christina began her career with the Veterans Affairs in 2013 as a Medical Support Assistant with the Glen Burnie Outpatient Clinic, VA Maryland Healthcare System (VAMHCS). Throughout the years, she has held an additional several positions within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), to include: Program Support Assistant/Program Specialist for the Medical Care Clinical Center, Baltimore VAMHCS, and Program Analyst for Homeless programs, Geriatrics Extended Care, and Mental Health, Veterans Integrated Services Network 5 (VISN 5). With each position, she acquired the knowledge and skillset needed to establish successful guidelines pertaining to programs and processes involving hiring, on-boarding, timekeeping, position reclassifications (to meet the needs of the service), data mining, and developing/maintaining influential relationships with peers, leadership, industry partners and Veterans.
She received her associate’s degree in Public Health and is continuing her education at Towson University, working towards a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences: Community Health.