Chris supports the growth and development of ATC across the state by leading in various organizational and outreach activities, providing strategic planning to connect with stakeholders, and building relationships with supporters. A native Arkansan, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science from Hendrix College. Chris was a 2014 Fellow and completed his educator certification for Business Technology 4-12 through ATC at Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy in Jacksonville, AR. In addition to teaching six different business-related content classes in grades 9-12, Chris coached the girls’ varsity basketball team. He also served as a coach for the annual stock market game for students and for the annual mock trial competition sponsored by the Arkansas Bar Association. Chris continues to be a Founder/Managing Partner in Top Level Tournaments, LLC where he identifies locations to host youth sporting events and manages staff and team recruitment. As an ATC alumnus and a partner in a successful business, Chris has the experience and perspective to guide ATC as the organization continues to expand its depth and breadth across the state of Arkansas.