Chris previously worked at the south Florida start-up LeadAmerica where he served as the Senior Project Coordinator. In this role, Chris collaborated with multi-national companies, political groups, and universities across the nation in the development of personal and professional development programs. Because of his efforts, more than 5,000 participants from every state and multiple countries graduated from programs he directed or designed.
Chris has a certificate in Private Capital Markets from Pepperdine University, completed the N.A.S.B.I.C. Venture Capital Institute, and received an MBA from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. While completing his MBA, Chris served as President of the Tennessee Organization of MBAs and was the recipient of both an MBA Leadership Award and a Financial Management Association Fellowship. Chris received his BS degree in English from the University of North Alabama.