Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mid-American Nazarene University and a Master's Degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary. After utilizing his religious studies degrees in various capacities in his early career, he joined German American Insurance in 2014 at which time he earned a Property and Casualty Insurance License. Chris is involved in the community by serving on the Board of Directors for the Lighthouse Recovery Center of Pike County, serving as a pastor at the Church of the Nazarene, and volunteering at the annual United Way Day of Caring. He is married to Linda and they have four children, John, Michael, Mary, and James and one dog, Diesel. Chris enjoys golfing and reading, and is an avid football and basketball fan. As a family they enjoy visiting state parks.