As Chief Executive Officer of DNA, Chris is responsible for the operations and financial health of the agency and the growth and vitality of the company and clients.
Before DNA, Chris was Executive Vice President, Managing Director at Publics West, and held other senior account management positions in San Francisco with top advertising agencies Goodby Silverstein & Partners and TBWA\Chiat\Day; in Minneapolis at Fallon; and in Seattle at DDB.
Chris has guided brand strategy and award-winning integrated marketing campaigns in various business categories both nationally and globally for other iconic brands such as E*Trade Financial, Citi, General Electric, Levi’s, Miller Brewing Company, Starbucks and T-Mobile.
Outside of DNA, Chris is active in the advertising industry and local community. He serves as a founding board member of 600 & Rising, is board president for the BLAC Internship Program, and is on the Foundation Board for Western Washington University. Most recently, Chris was named to the 2021 Campaign US 40 over 40 and the inaugural class of the ThinkNW All-Stars.