After five years in the world of corporate marketing and public relations, Chris found his true calling in the world of school communications. He is a nationally-recognized leader who has spent the last 20 years directing the communications efforts for one of the top-ranked school districts in Missouri and the Midwest. Chris is a go-to strategic advisor in the areas of crisis management, media relations, and community engagement. He believes that when PR work is done well, it often goes unseen. His passion for mentoring drove him to develop programs supporting his Missouri colleagues, and he currently facilities programming for the National School Public Relations Association's (NSPRA) New Professionals Program. He has served in state-level leadership roles with the Missouri School Public Relations Association (MOSPRA) and nationally on the NSRPA Executive Board.
You can find him on the pitch coaching a club soccer team, in his backyard near one of his grills or smokers doing magical things with some large slab of meat, or in the kitchen making hand-crafted, old-world sausage or charcuterie. He lives in the St. Louis area with his wife and two daughters.