Chris comes to Strategic Resources with a wealth of C-level experience in a variety of positions and market segments. His expertise includes strategic planning, sales, marketing, operations and new venture/innovation.
Chris served 21 years in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer, rising to the rank of Captain. He served aboard combatant ships, the operating staff of the NATO Striking Fleet and commanded many Navy Reserve Units and Centers during his career.
After leaving active duty, Chris moved into the C-suite as CEO/COO/President with a number of industrial concerns, logging over 30 years of successful leadership in demanding turnaround situations. His experience in closely held and family owned businesses, most with global scale, is extensive. Profitable revenue growth, full employee engagement, innovation and operational excellence are hallmarks of the companies he led. Strategic planning and rigorous implementation were key ingredients to success.
He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. degree, and he earned his MBA from the State University of New York in Albany. He did further advanced studies at Johns Hopkins University.