Chris serves as Executive Director of VML’s offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bogotá, Colombia. In his more than 22 years with marketing communications companies, he has earned the privilege to influence some of the world’s most admired brands including Kimberly-Clark, Darden Restaurant Group, Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, UPS, The Home Depot, Delhaize America, Merial Animal Health and others. Chris began his advertising career in media and then transitioned into client engagement. He is all about team performance and is most proud when his clients and colleagues earn recognition for their intelligence and hard work. He's even celebrated earning Effie Award recognition in each of the last three years. Chris joined VML in 2010. A graduate of Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia with a BBA in marketing, he lives in Sandy Springs, Georgia, with his wife and their two daughters. He enjoys traveling with his family and tinkering with creative pursuits in music and photography. Chris was a founder and former chairman of the board of the Heards Ferry Education Foundation. He is also a current member of the 4A’s Atlanta Council Board of Directors.