Chris is a native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He attended Juniata College and graduated with a B.S. in Marketing Management. With over thirty years of sales and marketing experience, much of his career has been spent in medical sales, marketing, and management. He has also owned various business throughout his career. He currently works as an independent sales representative in the toy and gift industry. Having previously served on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of the Lehigh Valley, Chris is excited to serve on the UMA board. Having had a cadet, Zachary who graduated from UMA in 2021, Chris is passionate about education and the success of UMA. Chris is married to Tess, a teacher in the Ogden School District. In addition to Zachary, a freshman at UNC-Chapel Hill, they have two other children Collin, who is in his final year of earning his PhD in mathematics at UNC-Chapel Hill, and Cyrus who resides in Delaware, where he works as a water jet operator.