Chris has built talent solutions firms, consulting firms, and marketing firms - and has held several senior leadership roles (in both private and public companies) with responsibility across staffing and recruitment, outsourcing, management consulting, marketing and advertising, digital content and delivery, branding, and design.
Chris has founded multiple businesses and personally led over 100 marketing and/or talent-related client engagements in more than 50 companies across more than a dozen industries.
Most recently, Chris is working on his 7th startup, TalentSum, to help companies attract more right-fit people, make better hiring decisions, and brand and build across their talent landscape.
He has invested most of his energy, entrepreneurial drive and career into improving the known and inventing the new across talent acquisition, operations and marketing.
Most of Chris' 20+ year career has been spent working with executives and CEO's in emerging and mid-market firms to create context, improve outcomes and deliver value – specifically to help them build and grow companies, foster new opportunities and relationships, improve operations, get marketing to work, set vision and strategy, rethink entire businesses or foundations, attract and more "right-fit" talent, deliver analysis and actionable insights, improve corporate and employer brands to stand out in the crowd, shape culture and drive a sense of ownership, maintain engagement over the long term, and implement software and technologies across the marketing and talent landscapes.