Award-winning enterprise Drupal and WordPress solutions specialist bringing advanced technologies to clients and agencies worldwide.
Food For Thought
At age 17 I established and implemented the Service Enhancement Team at my first tax-paying job as a McDonald’s shift manager. Dedication to customer satisfaction is the cornerstone of who I am.
Honors & Awards
32 Under 32 Award Winner
Ad 2 / Advertising Federation of Minnesota
This elite award recognizes 32 creative services professionals under the age of 32, hailing incredible accomplishments and endeavors they gain for the better of the community.
First Place, Website Design
Business Professionals of America
Minnesota state-wide college competition.
VP, Client Services & Marketing
May 2016 – August 2016 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Client Services, Marketing Management, Account Management, Project Management
“Thanks for all you do!”
– Jennifer Connors, Estée Lauder
“Chris, a huge congrats on the 32 Under 32 Award! You’re very deserving! Honored to work with such a talented individual!”
– Andrew Stern, Branches LLC
“We love the website. I seriously can’t say enough good things about it!”
– Naomi McDonald, University of Minnesota: Technological Leadership Institute
September 2015 – May 2016 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Clients include Walker Art Center, Estée Lauder, HelpSystems and the University of Minnesota.
Origin Eight is a University of Minnesota U-Wide Contract Vendor.
“Chris is an excellent partner! He brings an energetic presence to his team, listens carefully and approaches challenges with flexibility and a focus on the needs of his clients. He also makes everything more fun! As a UX designer, working with Chris is a delight. He works hard to set clear expectations to pave the way for you to do good work, and is open to new ways to approach things as the project inevitably shifts. I look forward to working with Chris again in the future!”
Recommendation on LinkedIn from Callie Myers
Account & Project Management Consultant
C. Louis Creative
May 2009 – November 2015 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Account Management, Project Management, Business Web Strategy, Photography
“Chris took the time to make sure we understood all aspects of what we could do with our website, but was also there any time a challenge arose. I’d highly recommend the services he has to offer!”
Recommendation on CLouisCreative.com from Allie Lea
Consulting Project Specialist
Be The Match
March 2015 – July 2015 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Marketing & Communications: Print & Digital Production, Event Coordination, Quality Assurance
Consulting Project Manager
September 2014 – January 2015 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Web Development Project Management, Wireframe Design, WordPress Support
“Chris contracted as a Project Manager while I was the Lead Developer at U4EA. Chris was able to jump into new situations with clients with ease. He tackled each challenge with a can do attitude and kept a positive outlook on outcomes. He provided clients with great wireframes to help them visualize their website changes and gave developers clear direction on how their code impacted the client. Few can grasp design, project management and client services as Chris does.”
Recommendation on LinkedIn from Daniel Denno
Consulting Production Coordinator
It’s All Good Entertainment
October 2011 – May 2012 | Los Angeles, California
Office Management, Production Communications, Business Administration
Multimedia Project Manager
November 2009 – May 2012 | Los Angeles, California
America’s Next Top Model All Star Winner, SEO, SEM, Social Media
Projects included website design and development, electronic press kit production, music video creative direction, photography, event documentation, and mobile application support.
Lincoln Elementary School, District 206
February 2008 – May 2009 | Alexandria, Minnesota
Administrative Assistance, Project Coordination, Student Confidentiality
Marketing management, marketing strategy, marketing communications, account management, project management, creative direction, social media, web development, SEO, SEM, photography, writing, website design, project coordination, event photography, public speaking, staff management, client services, strategic planning, leadership, operations management, business development, consulting.
WordPress, Drupal, Project management software, TeamWork, BaseCamp, MS Project, CRM, Salesforce, Nutshell, Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite, time tracking software, Harvest, AutoTask, ColdFusion, resource forecasting software, Slack, HipChat, RingCentral, OneNote, Lotus Notes, Smartsheet, Secret Server, LastPass, Cisco WebEx and Jabber, Google Analytics.
Web Development and Management, Diploma
Alexandria Technical College, 2011
Activities and Societies: Business Professionals of America
Administrative Office Management, Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS)
Alexandria Technical College, 2009
Activities and Societies: Business Professionals of America
High School Diploma, Studio Music Production
Perpich Center For Arts Education, 2003
Public, state-run high school centered in the arts.
Microsoft Certified Application Specialist
Quorum, Twin Cities GLBT and Allied Chamber of Commerce
| Economic Empowerment
Our Young Professionals programming is designed to create a space for professionals up to age 35 to share in social, service, networking and professional development opportunities. Quorum is a resource for the next generation of business leaders.
A volunteer led grassroots organization facilitating small and large group sandwich preparation and distribution. All sandwiches are prepared off-site at someone’s home, place of worship, school and/or work. Once the sandwiches are dropped off at one of our location sites, volunteers or a courier service takes the sandwiches to various shelters and food shelves.
Green Room Coordinator
The Trevor Project
Civil Rights and Social Action
The Trevor Project’s Hero Award: Lady Gaga
Talent Escort and Assistant Green Room Talent Coordinator