Chris is an experienced FinTech operator with executive experience at companies like Black Diamond (CFO & General Counsel), Knowledge Infusion (COO), Harbor View Advisors (Partner), LegacyShield (CEO), and BridgeFT (Executive Chairman). Early in his career he also spent a few years practicing law in the Corporate & Securities and Tax groups at Bass, Berry & Sims PLC in Nashville.
Chris is also active member of both entrepreneurial and philanthropic boards such as Bridge FT (including as Executive Chairman), Antisyn, Feeding Northeast Florida, and the Alumni Board of the University of Mississippi Patterson School of Accountancy where he is also the Chairman. He has also served on the boards of LegacyShield Solutions, Inc., Forcura, LLC, SuperFi, LLC, Wealth Access, Inc., Michael C. Fina, the University of Tennessee College of Law Alumni Council and St. John’s Cathedral.
Chris earned his undergraduate degree and Master of Taxation from University of Mississippi, earned his law degree from University of Tennessee School of Law, and his LL.M. in Taxation from the NYU School of Law.