About Chris

Chris is a native Ohioan with a passion for improving the lives of people in America. With degrees in both technology and government, his professional career began in Washington, DC, where he worked in Speechwriting for a cabinet secretary.  Currently, he directs operations at The RIDGE Project, a world-class non-profit that transforms the lives of vulnerable families.  

Chris loves people, loves God, is a hopeless optimist, and just enjoys experiencing all that life has to offer.  In addition to being an avid reader, his interests include carpentry, shooting, fishing, occasionally politics (he was a 1-term city councilman), and board games.  His guilty pleasures include food (of any kind), video games, and pop/hip hop, and classis rock music. 

He resides in rural Ohio with his wife, Vanessa, and their 4 children.