St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann has appointed Christine Ramsdell as Director of Facilities Maintenance. Ramsdell was confirmed by the St. Charles County Council at its Sept. 11 meeting, and started in her new position Sept. 25.
“Christine has an extensive career as a strategic facility planner and a proven track record in facilities construction management and maintenance,” says Ehlmann. “She has an excellent reputation in her field and brings skills, enthusiasm and experience that will be of tremendous value to St. Charles County.”
Ramsdell began her career 18 years ago in operations at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, before moving to the corporate offices where she supervised all construction and strategic design projects for the corporate headquarters. In her operations role, she was responsible for the ongoing facilities and maintenance of all retail branches and administrative offices for Enterprise in Colorado. She then took on a new role at the company as Project Manager for interior renovation, and then, as Director of Space Planning and Design. Prior to joining the County, she served as Global Project Management Director at Cushman & Wakefield at MasterCard in O’Fallon. There, she managed a global team that oversaw new construction and major renovations of owned and leased corporate facilities worldwide. Her experience there included capital planning, budgeting, scheduling and project oversight.
Ramsdell has been active in the community throughout her career, having served as a board member, facilities chair and committee member of the YWCA of Metro St. Louis. She assisted the YWCA in space utilization, property assessment for relocations and current building assessments for future planning. She is also a member of Corporate Real Estate for Women.
Ramsdell received her Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University in Fort Collins.