Vice President, Strategic Communications: Christine Barnhart, M.S., APR
Phone: (301) 590-2000 |

Christine Barnhart is an award-winning communications and marketing leader with more than 20 years of experience in the field. She joined the Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® as vice president of strategic communications in February 2020. In this role, she is responsible for the strategic vision and implementation of all GCAAR’s communications. 


Prior to GCAAR, she led the corporate Medicaid marketing initiatives for Magellan Health, a national health care company. She has worked as a marketing and communications consultant for non-profit and publicly traded companies and as a public relations associate at the Greater Baltimore Committee.  


As an Accredited member of the Public Relations Society of America, Christine has served her own professional association in various volunteer and board roles, including as president in 2007, and has won numerous awards for her professional work. She was previously a board member for The Frederick Children’s Chorus and volunteers in the community and for her church. 


She holds a master’s degree in communications management from Towson University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from La Salle University, with a concentration in public relations.