After a career as an officer in Special Forces with the United State Army, Chris began his full-time adventure in real estate in 1992 and started his own brokerage in 1997. In 1999 and 2000 Chris tested several models designed to improve consumer satisfaction with the real estate sales experience, and in 2001 Chris implemented the MLS4owners.com concept.
In 2011 & 2015 Chris was elected to the University Place City Council. He has served on the State Department of Licensing Task Force 18.85, which reviewed Washington's law of real estate licensing; on US Congressman Adam Smith's Technology Advisory Council; on the Northwest Multiple Listing Service By-Laws Committee; as a Director of Seattle King County REALTORS® and Washington REALTORS®; as a Director of Fircrest Golf Club; and as a member of the University Place Economic Development Commission and Traffic Impact Fee ad hoc committee. Chris is a graduate of Niagara University.