Christine "Chris" Wright Roper
Ms. Roper retired in 2012 having spent her career in the securities industry, most recently with a Santa Monica-based investment advisory firm where she was head trader. Ms. Roper has been affiliated with the Orthopaedic Institute for Children (OIC) support group the League - Caring for Children with Orthopedic Needs (LCC) since the early 1970’s; she started as a member of the Professionals of the League, joined the Pinafores and Juniors of the League alongside her daughter from 1st grade through high school, and has served as the League’s president for the past seven years. Ms. Roper represented her employers as a member of the Los Angeles Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) since 1981, was president in 1989, and continues to serve EWI as a Sustaining Member. She is an avid traveler; a favorite destination is Hamburg, Germany, to visit her daughter who has lived there for over 4 years.