Chris received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Wyoming. He began his employment in the communications industry in 1990 as a field engineer in the Desert Southwest and Mexico for Metro Mobile and Bell Atlantic Mobile. He later had an opportunity to bridge his time with AT&T as an RF Engineer. In 2017 Chris joined Philips Health Care as a Project Engineer designing and managing the construction of MRI, CT and Cardiovascular surgical suites. He then joined IDHI as a Contractor in 2019 on the broadband effort in Arkansas through the Arkansas Rural Connect program.
Chris joined the IDHI team as the Broadband Director. He oversees the State’s broadband effort as funded by federal grants through the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and the Arkansas State Broadband Office. He is focused on the expansion of the broadband efforts as managed by IDHI and assisting in the e-Link team’s growth. He is focused on future program development and expansion of IDHI programs.