A Louisville native, Chris holds a B.A. in communications from the University of Louisville and has more than seven years of experience serving as a project manager and business developer for several Louisville-based ecological consultants. His professional background has given Chris a demonstrated ability to work with private landowners, governmental agencies, volunteer organizations and other partners on a variety of habitat restoration projects already underway in Louisville. A certified Arborist, Chris also serves in leadership positions with local non-profit and community-based environmental organizations. Chris has a passion for connecting conservation work to human health and well-being, and loves spending time in nature with his three children.