Chris is the founder and President of The Engine is Red, an award-winning creative agency with studios in Santa Rosa and Minneapolis. Chris leads the Engine team—developing inspired brand strategies, campaigns, and interactive experiences for clients such as Credit Karma, Medtronic, Guide Dogs for the Blind, and Sonic. Prior to the Engine, Chris worked to help build the marketing team at a financial start-up in San Francisco. Committed to supporting the community, Chris serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Well-being and the Advisory Board for Creative Sonoma. Chris holds a Bachelors of Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Iowa, has been named one of North Bay Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and has also been featured by a variety of media, including Entrepreneur, Fox Business News, USA Today, and CNN Money.