Chris graduated in 2000 with a B.S. in Business (major in Accounting) from Virginia Tech. He immediately began working at Piedmont International University in Winston-Salem, NC where he continues to serve remotely as CFO and adjunct professor. Chis was born in Roanoke and moved back to the area in 2014 after being away for 15 years. Chris has served in various lay ministry positions including youth director, treasurer, and church plant administrator. He also has a M.P.A. in Nonprofit Organizations and is in the final dissertation stage of a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership. He has been married to Heather since 2005 and they are blessed with 3 children: Ben, Daniel, and Abigail.