GREGORY S. Christensen (BS ’95) has received the Young Leadership and Excellence Award from the Automotive Hall of Fame. Each year, about four people receive the award, which recognizes career achievement and identifies the next generation of leadership in the motor vehicle industry. Award winners are permanently recognized at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, Mich.
Christensen studied mechanical engineering at BYU, where he was a member of the soccer team for four years. He earned a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a Ford Educational Fellow. He works for Ford Motor Co. in Germany, where he is the manufacturing engineering supervisor on the next generation global Ford Focus program. Christensen and his wife, Ellyn Belobraidich Christensen (BA ’96), have four children.