Chris began his involvement with Save One Life as a board member for the organization in 2012. Through that service, Chris has been actively involved in the program and scholarship committees and dedicated his climbs of the Seven Summits to raising funds for the organization. Chris became the first person with hemophilia to successfully climb the Seven Summits in January 2018 and raised over $100,000 for the organization and helped 75 kids receive sponsorships.
Professionally, Chris began his career as a Professional Research Assistant with the University of Colorado Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center after graduating from Doane College with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology. He soon transitioned into work with GutMonkey, an experienced-based education company that works with individuals with chronic medical conditions. Through his experiences traveling around the world for the Seven Summits and his work with Save One Life, Chris discovered his passion for global health work and returned to school. He is currently earning his Master's in Global Health Degree from Northwestern University and is expecting to graduate in the the fall of 2019. This has lead to an opportunity to use his education and life experiences in leading the team at Save One Life.