Collaborative, strategic, and goal-oriented qualities define Chris’ professional approach to working with clients and teams. With over 25 years of experience working in various sectors such as K-12, Higher Education, Retail, Food & Beverage, Industrial, Medical, and Themed Entertainment, Chris has extensive knowledge of workflow efficiencies and can swiftly navigate complex situations. Chris values developing meaningful relationships with team members while helping lead effectively, foster a productive work environment, and achieve common goals. He is known for his attention to detail, which translates to accurate and high-quality work.
As KMI’s Director of Estimating, Chris works closely with clients and advises them on the most effective project construction methods. Through carefully evaluating budgets, Chris creates strategic plans to ensure his client’s goals fit their financial goals. He develops functional strategies and specific objectives to ensure projects are on track and that all scheduling and financial outlays are accounted for.
Chris thrives at conceptual estimating. He is also surprisingly good at seeing an image or drawing of a project and devising a plan for how to build it. This skill helps him identify unique and innovative approaches to sophisticated construction challenges. He has experience with complex, award-winning theme park projects involving all aspects of construction, themed work, and operational requirements. One of his proudest professional accomplishments was being a Disney Imagineer and part of the team that built Pandora: The World of Avatar, and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
In his time away from work, Chris enjoys renovating historic houses. Having worked in the construction industry for most of his life, he enjoys working with his hands and seeing a project come to life from beginning to end.
- Bachelor of Biological Science, Georgia College & State University