Chris was born in Annapolis, Maryland, raised in the Richmond, Virginia area, and has resided in Lexington since 2009. He graduated VCU after serving four years in the U.S. Marines. His degree is in Urban Studies and Planning, and he earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2000. He is active in the local community, has served twice as the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Toys For Tots Coordinator, and Senior Vice Commandant of our local Marine Corps League Detachment. Chris specializes in writing commercial policies for contractors, truckers, restaurants, rental properties, and bonds. His recreational and personal interests are snowboarding and hiking, along with reading history and politics.