Since coming to Hill Holliday in 2010 to lead new business and marketing, Chris has helped spearhead the agency’s growth to over $1 billion in billings. In 2023, with a relentless focus on the future and his inspiring brand of leadership, Chris was promoted to CEO of Hill Holliday. Previously, as President, Chris helped secure notable wins like Optum Health, BMW Motorrad, Simple Mobile, Major League Baseball, Party City, Planet Fitness, Frontier Communications, Ahold-Delhaize, Tempur Sealy International, Boar's Head, and global assignments for Bank of America.

Prior to Hill Holliday, Chris was the Chief Marketing Officer at Modernista!, leading marketing strategies for such iconic brands as Cadillac, Hummer, (RED), TIAA-CREF, and Showtime Networks. His extensive résumé also includes influential roles at Fallon Worldwide, Carmichael Lynch, Y&R, and GSD&M, where he oversaw award-winning initiatives in categories ranging from automotive, spirits, and sports/athletic apparel to packaged goods, technology, and telecommunications. Chris has appeared on numerous industry panels, and his contributions have been recognized by the Effies, Cannes Lions, One Show, Webbys, and Clios. 

In 2014, Chris was featured as one of Ad Age’s “40 under 40.” In 2021, Chris was featured as one of Campaign US', "40 over 40".