Chris graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in May of 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in German and minors in English and International Relations. After spending a year teaching at VMI, Chris worked for 7 years in the banking industry as a branch manager and a service quality consultant. Prior to joining the staff at Calvary Memorial Church in February 2009, Chris was the Director of Customer Care for Cox Communications in Roanoke. Chris became a member at CMC in 2001 and has served as an Elder since April 2005. Chris has been married to his wife Teresa since 1988 and they are blessed with two children: David and Nathan.