Christal is the founder of Head and Heart Philanthropy and Jackson and Associates Group, LLC. Head and Heart Philanthropy is an organization committed to connecting philanthropists, thought leaders, social entrepreneurs, and nonprofit practitioners. Jackson and Associates Group is a boutique fund development and branding firm, focused on serving the philanthropic and socially conscious needs of high net worth individuals, athletes, elected officials, celebrities, faith-based institutions, and community organizations. Additionally, Christal consults for Level Playing Field Institute and the Global CSR & Diversity and Inclusion Strategy for Thomson Reuters. She was featured in March Magazine for Women and was the only African American female in their inaugural publication. EBONY magazine also recognized Christal as one of their Future 30 Leaders in America. Christal serves on numerous boards including Junior League of America, Woodhull, National Alumnae Association Spelman college, Howard University Board of Visitors-School of Divinity, Kenneth A. Smaltz Sr. Foundation, and ME & WE. She is also an inaugural member of The Council of Urban Professionals Leadership Board and Urban Souls Dance Ensemble.