Chris is a Cleveland native, father of five and a military Veteran. He grew up in Cleveland, graduated from Saint Ignatius High School and went to college at Virginia Military Institute. Following VMI, he served as an NCO in the Rangers and Special Forces. Chris was commissioned in 2003 where he served as a Commander, XO and staff officer through multiple deployments with the Army. He currently is a major in the Army Reserves.
He is a REALTOR with certifications in Military Relocation, Corporate Relocation and Security Engineering. He graduated from The Ohio State University with an Executive MBA. He also has a BS in business administration and criminal justice.
He also completed graduate studies in management and organization development at the University of Maryland. Chris is a retired, decorated law enforcement officer and DHS Senior Special Agent. He also serves as an advisor and mentor to Veterans. Chris has consulted for international firms and served in positions including COO and CFO.
Chris holds several leadership positions in the community. He serves as the Joint Veterans Council of Cuyahoga County’s President, President of the Association of the US Army’s Newton D. Baker Chapter. He also holds several other leadership positions in the VFW and other national organizations. Chris Continues to served as a volunteer in the ACAR community as a representative of the YPN, Community Outreach Chair and Legislative Committee member. He is also actively working with Congressional and Senatorial Candidates.