Chris received his Juris Doctor degree from the Washington & Lee University School of Law. Chris holds a Master of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Chris holds certifications as an Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) from IAPP.
Chris is active in professional and community organizations. He is Chair of the Albany KnowledgeNet Chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He also is Chair of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County, Vice Chair of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Emergency Corps and a member of the New York State Bar Association Transportation Committee. Chris is the former president of the Clifton Park Baseball League.