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Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.

Christine Filla, the Business Director of COLA Contracting Services – Safety Administration, has 28 years + safety experience attaining knowledge from the business practices of three large, established companies in the St. Louis area.

Christine has humble beginnings with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting/Business Management. She has enriched her accomplishments as a respirator training professional; a National Safety Council instructor in Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED and Bloodborne Pathogens; and a ServSafe (Food Safety) and NEHA Trainer and Proctor. She also is an Instructor Trainer for NSC. She recently became a Community Emergency Response Team Trainer. She currently volunteers and serves as a Donation Specialist for Circle of Light Associates Non-profit organization located in the Baden area of St. Louis, MO. She co-chairs the COLA STEM Initiative, which combats learning deficiencies in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

She also volunteers for FIRST Robotics, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity which designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in STEM, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. Christine trained and mentored in safety, Team #1985, the Hazelwood Central Robohawks during the 2013-2014 season. She also coached and mentored Jr. FLL team #447, The Metalhead Monsters during the same season. Currently she is coaching FIRST LEGO League Team #1625, Cool Orange LEGO Athletes, Team #3384, Cool Orange LEGO Athletes JV, and COLA Prep, ages 4 - 7.

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