Chris has been an educator and administrator for 30+ years. She enjoys community service and working with non-profit groups on leadership skills and organizational development. Chris has had a varied career in university and community college, corporate cultures, small business, non-profits, and business ownership, including Community College and University faculty and department director, organizational development consultant for education and non-profit organizations, American Red Cross Chapter Director, and a public accounting manager, as well as a business owner. Chris earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Management & Organizational Development; a minor in Marketing, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Her community service includes current Board President for Steps to Recovery Homes; Verde Valley Leadership Class VII & VVL Board; American Heart Association First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor, and a Certified True Colors™ Facilitator Chris was born in St. Louis, Missouri, but moved west as soon as possible. She resided in Missoula, Montana until 1998, and then moved to Cornville, Arizona. Her life’s philosophy is that the “Glass is Full”. She is quite content to have a happy, loving husband and family, and to have had a career that she loves in a place that just happens to be gorgeous.