Chris is a native Gainesville resident and a 2002 graduate of Gainesville High School. He received a Bachelors in Technical Management from Devry University in 2006. Chris is married to fellow Gainesville native, Emily, and they have 3 children: Simon, Libby and Zoe. Chris is the Network Operations Manager for Nortex Communications where he has been nationally recognized by the NTCA rural broadband association for his efforts in broadband deployment. He is active in many community organizations including CASA, VISTO, Muenster Kiwanis and is the Chairman of the Cooke County Republican Party.