As Executive Director, Chris leads VMLY&R's offices in Atlanta and Memphis, as well as The Navy Partnership, the WPP team serving The United States Navy Recruiting Command. Chris is a member of the VMLY&R North America Executive Leadership Team. Over the past two decades has earned the trust and respect of a host of admired brands including FedEx, Georgia Power, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Kimberly-Clark, Darden Restaurant Group, Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, UPS, The Home Depot, Delhaize America, Merial Animal Health and others. His teams have consistently earned recognition and awards for creativity and marketing effectiveness.
Chris joined VMLY&R in 2010. He is a graduate of Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia with a BBA in marketing. He serves on the 4A's Atlanta Council Board of Directors, the YMCA Camp High Harbour Board of Directors, and is the founder and former Chairman of the Board of the Heards Ferry Education Foundation. Chris lives in Sandy Springs, Georgia, with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, he Chris enjoys traveling the world with his family and is an avid fly fisherman (and sometimes finds a way to combine both).