Chris received his higher education in Computer Science from Kennesaw State University in Cobb County and the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. During this time, he led the Association for Computing Machinery and participated in the prestigious Putnam Mathematics Competition.
During the past decade, Chris served as a Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager for a prominent financial technology company in Atlanta, as well as, the Chief Technical Officer for an international electronic cigarette trade association in the Netherlands. While working in the Netherlands, he participated in a technical work group whose purpose was to establish standards for data collection. These standards were later applied to the new Tobacco Directive regulatory framework that was implemented in the European Union in 2018.
Chris was born and raised in Cartersville, Georgia. He and his wife plan a move to Buckhead in the Spring of 2020 to be closer to work. Their family currently is a black lab from a rescue shelter. Chris is an avid musician playing the drums for recreation and with jazz bands around the area. He also operates a personal finance channel on YouTube and has plans to begin a channel about Atlanta lifestyles within the next few months. Good luck Chris with the new YouTube endeavor.
He is the go-to-guy at Chandlee Holdings for all aspects of Information Technology operations throughout the company including infrastructure maintenance, client data storage, protection and auditing, and security assurance and patch control. Chris began at Chandlee Holdings in the early part of 2019.