An eternally curious optimist whose leadership skills have been refined through 10 years of projects around the globe. His passion for the outdoors is highlighted in his work where he strives to push the limits of blending the natural and built environments.
At project^, Chris focuses on project management from design through project completion. He intimately understands the building process and its complexities from years spent working in the field. Based in Bend, OR., with roots from rural Northern California, Chris is well equipped to understand uniqueness of tertiary markets.
Before joining project^, Chris spent ten years as a professional road cyclist. His rapid ascent from bike commuter to World Champion cyclist highlighted his tenacity and ability to adapt. Chris began his career as a Project Manager with Emmerson Construction Inc., a division of Chelsea Investments, in Encinitas CA. During his time with Emmerson, he managed the development and construction of affordable housing projects, including the award-winning Rancho del Norte and Rancho Vista Apartment projects in San Diego, CA.
Chris served on the Board of Directors for the Association of North American Professional Cyclist and led the Subcommittee for Reform of the Career Transition Fund. Currently he is a member of the American Avalanche Association, American Mountain Guide Association, and is a Wilderness First Responder.