Christian Giadolor is a Fellow at ghSMART. He will work closely with Consultants in the service of clients and take the lead on driving priority research initiatives for the Firm.
Christian is a graduating senior at Stanford University, majoring in political science and minoring in civil engineering. He is concurrently pursuing a master’s degree in sociology, with an emphasis in organizational network analysis and education systems. Christian is from Rockwall, Texas and served as the ASSU Executive (student body president) of Stanford University for the 2021-2022 school year. As ASSU Executive, Christian marshalled the first long-range strategic plan and equity audit in the government’s history and return-to-campus community healing projects such as hosting facilitated racial empathy conversations and sharing 5,000 free roses for students. He also led an organizational overhaul of the ASSU, re-establishing a commitment to governing best-practices, hiring a 25-member executive cabinet that led dozens of policy initiatives, and fostering shared governance between the student government and the Faculty Senate. Christian is the first openly gay Black man to serve as the ASSU Executive.
Outside of student government, Christian was also a 2021 Mayfield Fellow, Stanford’s premier program in entrepreneurship and leadership, and a two-time appointee to the university board of trustees. In his hometown, Christian is a community organizer and three-time city board appointee, pushing for equity, inclusion, and representativeness in local governance. With a background in management consulting, legislative affairs, alternative investment, and stakeholder engagement, Christian possesses an unquenchable thirst for learning and conscious impact.