Paralympian and Retired Army Vet Christy Gardner Forges Her Own Business Path Through Service

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Sports Illustrated

By Daniel Kline This story is a partnership with The Street, part of Sports Illustrated’s exploration of the ways sports and finance intertwine—from the NIL revolution to online betting, business-minded athletes and more. For more on sports and money, see SI’s October 2023 Money Issue or go to Christy Gardner followed a different path to business success than many athletes. A retired Army Sergeant who served with the United States Army Military Police in Asia, she used her life experience to create multiple non-profit organizations that serve the communities she is a part of. He…

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