Chris manages Elemental’s portfolio strategy, leading a growing alumni engagement effort through portfolio communications, building content and messaging portfolio updates. His focus is to increase meaningful portfolio interaction by working cross-functionally with all Elemental teams to maximize access to network and resources as the portfolio scales.

Prior to Elemental

Chris developed startup communities, accelerator programming and pilot products over 7 years with global accelerator company, Techstars. His project work supported accelerator expansion to Australia and managing pilot initiatives with large corporate partners, including Target Corporation, Metro AG and the US Department of Defense.

Chris holds a BS In Business Administration and a master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Management from the University of San Francisco. 

Outside of the office

You can find Chris in the ocean or training for competition (whatever the sport may be!). He also enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and daydreaming of far-off surfing destinations.