A native Houstonian and a graduate of Louisiana State University, Chris has been with the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority since 2011. As Vice President, he has oversight of HCHSA’s event department including sales, marketing, and operational efforts. Chris currently serves on the Board of Directors for Crime Stoppers Houston and also spent time serving on the Rotary Lombardi Award Executive Committee from 2013 through 2015. He is an active member of the National Association of Sports Commissions and was honored with their 2015 Game Changer Award for his invaluable contributions to the industry and his organization. During his time at HCHSA, Chris and the HCHSA team have been responsible for bringing a wide variety of sporting events to Houston and Harris County such as Copa America Centenario, USOC Olympic Team Processing, AAU Junior Olympic Games, NCAA Championships, Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game, USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships, and SWAC Conference Championships.