Chris, a sixth generation Austinite, graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Environmental Design class of 1992. He is a founding principal at Sixthriver, an Austin based Architecture and Interior Design firm. He is currently serving as Vice President of the firm, a role he assumed in 2001. Chris leads the corporate interiors practice for the firm and is responsible for core aspects of the company’s business. He has also been involved in various capacities with many other civic, non-profit, and religious organizations in Austin. These include Preservation Austin, The Knights of the Symphony, Bachelors of Austin, The Diocesan School Board for the Diocese of Austin, and The St. Theresa Pastoral Council. He also has served on the board of St Michael’s Catholic Academy since 2009 where he is currently in his 4th year as Chair. Chris and his wife Kacy are parents to four children and are parishioners at St. John Neumann Catholic Church.