Christine Quinn is a Pinellas County businesswoman and civic leader. She was born the sixth of eight children, growing up in California. Her father was an electrical engineer with McDonnell Douglas and was instrumental in the design and manufacturing of the Space Station. Her mother was a journalist and owner of a small printing business, while also raising her children.
Christine graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor’s of Science in Child Development with a minor in Biological Science. She was inspired by her parents at a young age to be civically active, volunteering for Catholic Charities and Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaign.
Quinn has owned many successful small businesses. In 2005, using recipes passed down in her family for generations, Quinn founded My Family’s Seasonings. The Tampa Bay-area company produces and sells all-natural seasonings throughout the world, with products available online and in major retail grocery stores.
Christine Quinn lives in Tampa, Florida. She has three daughters and one son. Camden, the oldest, is a school teacher, Allison is the Vice President of My Family’s Seasonings, Nicole owns and operates the manufacturing company, and her son Nicholas is currently in college. She is also the grandmother of six granddaughters and one grandson.